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Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani. Kāpūngāwhā. Wāwā.

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Schoenoplectus validus, Scirpus lacustris

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Weaving. Plaiting. See also Eleocharis.

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Stems used in plaiting of floor-mats (Te Rangi Hiroa 1923)

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See also Eleocharis.

Leaf juice used in attempt to cure blindness (Taylor 1870).

Related pharmacology and chemistry in Brooker, Cambie and Cooper 1987.

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

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28 May 2007
12 June 2020
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