Plant Family: Capparaceae.
A scrambling shrub with sharp spiky leaves. These spikes become less the bigger the bush gets.
Flowers from December through to January, with single or paired, large, white, slightly scented flowers.
Habitat: Rainforest. From the Hunter River up to tropical Queensland.
Host plant for Chalky Purl White, Southern Pearl-White, Northern Pearl-White, Yellow Albatross, Caper Gull and the Caper White butterflies.
Other common names include. Native Pomegranate, Wild Lime, Wild Lemon.