Habitat: Valley slopes, open forests Season: Summer flowering
Roots of the young plants were a popular food and the seeds were probably
eaten after processing.
With twine made from Kurrajong bark, Aboriginal people of the Hastings River
region, NSW, made fishing nets. They would drive the fish into the nets.
Tough, leathery seed pods of the Kurrajong.
Fibres of the bark of Kurrajong were used to make this net.
Waterbirds are frightened into the net by boomerangs thrown above them to
simulate birds of prey.
Australian National Botanic Gardens - Education Service