Dhuwarrwarr Marika
Gälurra and Gutjawutja
Image: 43 x 46cm, Paper: 56 x 76cm
ID: 1018-17

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ID: 1018-17

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Dhuwarrwarr Marika
Colour reduction linocut
Image: 43 x 46cm, Paper: 56 x 76cm
Year: 2017
ID: 1018-17

Gälurra and Gutjawutja

The red fruits are Gälurra or Mallotus nesophilus. It is a small tree that occurs in monsoon vine forests and open forests. The fruits are eaten when ripe. This season is Midawarr or the harvest season following the Wet season from March to May. This fruit is similar to Gumbu (White Berry Bush) only larger. There are many trees at Rrunitja on Cape Arnhem.

The black fruits are Gutjawutja (Dhuwa) Miliusa brahei, a large tree that occurs in monsoon vine forest (jungles).  The fruit hang in bunches like grapes, and are eaten when ripe (black). Translation available in Rirratjiŋu ethnobotany.

Printed 2017

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