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Uses

Toxic parts

The seed is poisonous raw[1][2].

Edible uses

Notes

Fruit - raw. Sweet and pulpy[3][4][5][6][7][8][2]. One report says that it is poisonous raw[9], though the writer might have been confused with the seed[K]. Seed - cooked[5][6][7][10]. The seed needs to be soaked in salt water or thoroughly boiled or roasted in order to destroy a deleterious principle[3][4][11]. A staple food of the Maoris, it contains a tasteless farinaceous substance[4][8]. The seed contains about 11% protein and 58% carbohydrate[2].

Fruit

Material uses

An insecticide is made from the plant[9]. Wood. The tree trunk is used by the Maoris to make canoes[5][7].

Unknown part

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Corynocarpus laevigatus.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Secondary canopy

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - best sown in a greenhouse as soon as it is ripe[12]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame[12].

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Cultivation

Succeeds in ordinary garden soil[3]. Best grown in a woodland garden[13].

Plants are not very frost-tolerant and are only hardy outdoors in the mildest areas of Britain[3]. There is a large tree in Falmouth[6].

Plants tolerate pruning if this is necessary[12].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

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Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Corynocarpus laevigatus.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

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Taxonomy
Binomial name
Corynocarpus laevigatus
Genus
Corynocarpus
Family
Corynocarpaceae
Imported References
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
8
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
light shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    Herbaceous or Woody
    Life Cycle
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    12 x 8 meters
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    ?
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type

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    References

    1. ? Frohne. D. and Pf?nder. J. A Colour Atlas of Poisonous Plants. Wolfe ISBN 0723408394 (1984-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.12.22.3 Crowe. A. Native Edible Plants of New Zealand. Hodder and Stoughton ISBN 0-340-508302 (1990-00-00)
    3. ? 3.03.13.23.33.43.5 F. Chittendon. RHS Dictionary of Plants plus Supplement. 1956 Oxford University Press (1951-00-00)
    4. ? 4.04.14.24.3 Hedrick. U. P. Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World. Dover Publications ISBN 0-486-20459-6 (1972-00-00)
    5. ? 5.05.15.25.35.4 Uphof. J. C. Th. Dictionary of Economic Plants. Weinheim (1959-00-00)
    6. ? 6.06.16.26.3 Thurston. Trees and Shrubs in Cornwall. ()
    7. ? 7.07.17.27.37.4 Usher. G. A Dictionary of Plants Used by Man. Constable ISBN 0094579202 (1974-00-00)
    8. ? 8.08.18.2 Haywood. V. H. Flowering Plants of the World. Oxford University Press ISBN 0-19-217674-9 ()
    9. ? 9.09.19.29.3 Brooker. S. G., Cambie. R. C. and Cooper. R. C. Economic Native Plants of New Zealand. Oxford University Press ISBN 0-19-558229-2 (1991-00-00)
    10. ? 10.010.1 Laing. and Blackwell. Plants of New Zealand. Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd (1907-00-00)
    11. ? 11.011.1 Howes. F. N. Nuts. Faber (1948-00-00)
    12. ? 12.012.112.2 Brickell. C. The RHS Gardener's Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd. ISBN 0-86318-386-7 (1990-00-00)
    13. ? Taylor. J. The Milder Garden. Dent (1990-00-00)
    14. ? Allan. H. H. Flora of New Zealand. Government Printer, Wellington. (1961-00-00)

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