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Rhabdothamnus solandri. Taurepo.

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TAUREPO, kaikaiatua, waiūatua, mātātā (all in Taylor 1855, Williams 1971); kaikai-aruhe (Goldie 1904. This name usually refers to Acaena anserinifolia)

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mātātā - a shrub bearing a beautiful orange like flower (Taylor 1870)

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Fresh leaves, twigs used in steam baths (Taylor 1870; Goldie 1904).

Related pharmacology in Brooker, Cambie and Cooper 1987.

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28 May 2007
20 July 2020
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