Flower of Kangaroo apple - Solanum laciniatum
Solanums (bush tomatoes or kangaroo apple)
Several common vegetables (ie. eggplant, tomato, potato and capsicum) are in the genus - Solanum (though not native to Australia). There are around 80 species of Solanum that are native to Australia
The fruits of some Solanum species are edible, however others are poisonous.
''Solanum laciniatum'' is a soft-wooded shrub native to the east coast of Australia, notably Victoria and Tasmania. It also occurs in Western Australia and New Zealand, where some authorities consider it to be introduced.