Pandanus tectorius

Synonym(s):
Pandanus odoratissimus

Uses

Australia (North Australia): lower, yellow, pulpy part of drupe eaten. Also, tender white base of leaves eaten boiled or raw. The seeds are baked and soaked to obtain the sweet substance between the fibres and also roasted and broken to obtain the kernels. India: pulpy part of drupe eaten. Hawaii: orange flesh of fruit eaten. India (region not specified): fruit pulp eaten.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Parkinson
Vernaculars:
Hawaiian: Hala. English: Screwpine

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