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Griselinia littoralis. Pāpāuma. Kāpuka. Broadleaf.

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Among museum artefacts he tested Wallace 1989 found a wakahuia made of kāpuka.

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"The berries... are eaten by the kōkō bird, which is said to get very fat on such food" (Best 1907) [Kōkō is the tūī]

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Bark is bruised and applied for the itch by rubbing it over the skin ( Taylor 1848 and 1870; Kerry-Nicholls 1886). (Note that Taylor also suggests pāpāuma is "a mistletoe").

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Chemical constituents listed in Cambie 1976, 1988 with references.

See also Brooker, Cambie and Cooper 1987 for comment on chemical compounds.

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