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Apium prostratum. Shore celery. Tūtae kōau

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Apium australe

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tūtae kōau (Williams 1971), rauoru ( [?] D'Urville) 

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An edible coastal herb.

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Used as an anti-scorbutic by Cook.

Related pharmacology in Brooker, Cambie and Cooper 1987

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

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28 May 2007
16 May 2020
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