Olea europaeaCommon name: Olive

Meaning of name: The meaning of the name is not known.

Distribution: Occurs in Perth.

Remarks: A tree to 15 metres tall. The white flowers are produced in October and November. The fruits, which are green at first and turn black when mature, are spread mainly by Ravens. This tree is native to the Mediterranean region.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.