Xylomelum occidentaleCommon name: Woody Pear
Aboriginal name: Danja.
Aboriginal use: An infusion of the leaves and bark was used to relieve pain.
Distribution: Found from Wanneroo to Augusta.
Description: A large shrub or tree to 8 metres tall. The white flowers are produced from December to February.
References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.
Noongar Bush Medicine, Medicinal Plants of the South-west of Western Australia. Vivienne Hansen & John Horsfall. 2016