Bush Melon (Anemangkerr)
Anemangkerr (Bush Melon)
Atnwengerrp and Irrwelty country
Anemangkerr is the Alyawarr word for one variety of bush tomato, a small globular fruit similar to a small melon. This fruit is high in Vitamin C and is favoured for its exceptional keeping qualities. The ancestral dreamtime stories associated with the Anemangkerr belongs to Atnwengerrp and Irrwelty Country. This ancient red country lies in the heartland of Alyawarr land, northeast of Alice Springs, in Central Australia.