Bamurru Plains is surrounded by an exotic landscape of wild palms and twisting trees, the Pandanus is a shrub or small tree up to 10 metres in height and are native to northern Australia. The plant is most commonly found along watercourses, coastal fringes and dune systems, such as Bamurru Plains on Swim Creek Station which lies on the coastal floodplains of the Mary River Delta.
The local buffalo enjoy the shade the Pandanus provides and have been seen to use the trunk to get to that out of reach itchy spot !
Aboriginal people traditionally use it for medicine - Mashing the leaves for headaches when tied around the head and for food with the fruit seeds being ground into flour. Other uses include weaved baskets, mats and shelters.