Barringtonia edulis

  • T. K. LimEmail author


B. edulis is indigenous to Melanesia – Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. It is cultivated in villages and home-gardens in its native areas and in Fiji.


Home Garden Solomon Island Seed Kernel Edible Portion White Kernel 
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Selected References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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