Māori Plant Use

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WHITE John 1887. The ancient history of the Māori. His mythology and traditions. Volumes I-VI. Wellington, Government Printer.
AUTHOR: WHITE John
PUBLICATION DATE: 1887
TITLE: The ancient history of the Māori. His mythology and traditions. Volumes I-VI
PUBLISHER: Government Printer
TRADITIONS: Rongoitua (traveller from Hawaiki) disliked various foods he was given. Tried fernroot, hīnau berry, kāuru (ti root), mamaku. Introduced kūmara to people, by mixing kao (dried kūmara) with water. People were delighted with the taste. (White 1887; Vol III)
LINK WORDS: food, medicinal, domestic, Cyathea, traditions, aruhe, Elaeocarpus, Freycinetia, Cordyline
RECORD NUMBER: 2862