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Elaeocarpus dentatus, Elaeocarpus floribundus, Elaeocarpus munroii.

Elaeocarpus dentatus Vahl. Tiliaceae.

New Zealand. The pulp surrounding the stone of the fruit is eatable, and in India the fruits are either used in curries or pickled like olives.

Elaeocarpus floribundus Blume.

Tropical Asia. The fruit is an article of food. In India, the fruit, called in Bengal julpai, of the size and shape of an olive, is pickled.

Elaeocarpus munroii Mast.

East Indies. The olive-sized fruit is eaten by the natives.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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