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Solanum nigrum. Raupeti. Black nightshade.

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RAUPETI  remuroa (recorded in Williams and Taylor 1855), pōporoporoporo 

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Tops used as vegetable (Kirk, in Taylor 1870 ; Colenso 1868b, 1880; Best 1902,1907, 1942).

Fruits eaten (Colenso 1891b ; Taylor 1855 ; Best 1907, 1942)

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

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28 May 2007
2 July 2020
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