Spreading the seeds of Indigenous knowledge

19 Dec 2019
Traditionally, the seeds were ground to a raw paste and eaten as a cold gruel – like a eucalyptus-flavoured porridge.

Indigenous wisdom and modern science are helping to bring a highly nutritious seed to the world’s attention.

University of Queensland ethnobotanist Dr Boyd Wright has been working with the Kiwirrkurra people in Western Australia’s Gibson Desert, investigating the seed of the native tree, warrilyu (Eucalyptus pachyphylla).

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