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Pseudopanax crassifolius. Horoeka. Lancewood.

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Fishing and Hunting

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Used for bird spears in Tuturau district (Southland) (Gourlay, in Beattie 1920).

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Among museum artefacts he tested Wallace 1989 found a teka made of lancewood

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Kirk (1889) considered that the tree could be used as an insecticide (The leaves and wood "exhale an unpleasant odour")

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28 May 2007
2 July 2020
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