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Disphyma australe. Horokaha. New Zealand ice plant.

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"This plant produces an insipid fruit which can be eaten, as also the leaves which make a very good pickle" (Taylor 1847). Also Kirk, in Taylor 1870.

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Juice (with rauriki) applied to boils (Taylor 1848 and 1870 ; Goldie 1905).

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

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28 May 2007
1 July 2019
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