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Podocarpus.

Podocarpus andina Poepp. Coniferae. Plum Fir.

Chile. This species forms a stately tree bearing at fruiting season clusters of edible, cherry-like fruits.

Podocarpus dacrydioides A. Rich. White Pine.

New Zealand. The white, sweet fruit is eaten by the natives. The drupe is also eaten.

Podocarpus spicata R. Br. Black Pine.

New Zealand. Its young shoots are made into a beverage like spruce beer. It has sweet, edible drupes.

Podocarpus totara G. Benn. Mahogany Pine. Totara Pine.

New Zealand. The fruit is eaten.


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



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