Pseudopanax crassifolius. Horoeka. Lancewood.
Fishing and hunting
Used for bird spears in Tuturau district (Southland) (Gourlay, in Beattie 1920).
Among museum artefacts he tested Wallace 1989 found a teka made of lancewood
Kirk (1889) considered that the tree could be used as an insecticide (The leaves and wood "exhale an unpleasant odour")