What is another word for fusanus?

Pronunciation: [fjˈuːsanəs] (IPA)

Fusanus is a genus of evergreen trees native to Australia and Southeast Asia. This genus is also commonly referred to as quandong, sandalwood, or native peach. Quandong is the most commonly used synonym for fusanus in Australia, while sandalwood is often used to refer to the species found in Southeast Asia. The fruit of the tree is commonly referred to as a native peach due to its texture and taste. In traditional medicine, fusanus has been used for its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging properties. The wood of the fusanus tree is also highly valued for its aromatic properties and is commonly used to produce incense and perfumes.

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Usage examples for Fusanus

We saw one desert oak-tree and a few currajong-trees of the order of Sterculias, some grass-trees, quandong, or native peach, fusanus, a kind of sandal-wood, and the red gum or blood-wood-trees; the latter always grows upon ground as high as it can get, and therefore ornaments the tops of the sandhills, while all the first-named trees frequent the lower ground between them.
"Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1"
Ernest Giles
He here brought Davenport a large quantity of the fruit of the fusanus, of which he made an excellent jam, too good indeed to keep; but if we could have anticipated the disease by which we were afterwards attacked, its preservation would have been above all price.
"Expedition into Central Australia"
Charles Sturt

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