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Pimelea prostrata. Pinātoro. Strathmore weed.

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PINĀTOROwharengārara (Names both recorded in Williams 1971). 

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Berries eaten, especially by children (Colenso 1868a) [?]

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Related pharmacology in Brooker, Cambie and Cooper 1987.

The plant contains prostratin, a tumour-inhibiting agent, and other related compounds. References in Cambie 1988.

See Riley 1994 for information on medicinal uses of related plants elsewhere in the world.

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Poisonous to livestock (Aston 1923b ; Connor 1977)

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28 May 2007
1 July 2020
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