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Pangium edule, Keluak, Keluwak

Pangium edule

Keluak, Keluwak
Family: Salicaceae    (Formerly:Flacourtiaceae)
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterPoisonous or toxicSpice or herb plantEthnomedical plant.
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Pangium edule seeds used as spice in Indonesian cooking. The fresh fruit and seeds contain hydrogen cyanide and are deadly poisonous if consumed without prior preparation. The seeds are first boiled and then buried in ash, banana leaves and earth for forty days.

Pangium edule, Keluak, Keluwak
Pangium edule, Keluak, Keluwak
Pangium edule, Keluak, Keluwak

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