Awele-awele , its Aboriginal name in the Eastern Arrernte language group for Bush tomatoes or wild tomato plant. Aboriginal people can tell when the Awele-awele are ripe, the fruit goes to a yellowish even purplish colour. There rich scent when ripe, can be smelt some distance away.

Awele-awele have been used as food sources by Aboriginal people in central Australia for thousands of years.

Aboriginal word glossary