Pipturis argenteus Urticaceae

White Mulberry

Pipturis argenteus

Form and Size: A small tree to 6m high

Distribution:  Rainforests of Qld and NSW

Leaves:  Broadly lance-shaped, whitish beneath, margins toothed, to 12cm long x 5cm wide

Flowers: Inconspicuous. Male and female flowers on separate plants

Fruit:  White, fleshy, mulberry-like, very sweet

Cultivation/Notes:  Propagate from cuttings
The fruit are edible and eagerly sought after by many birds
It is a foodplant of the White Nymph butterfly