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Traditional Trees of Pacific Islands: Their Culture, Environment And Use

Traditional Trees of Pacific Islands: Their Culture, Environment And Use

de Craig R. Elevitch Permanent Agriculture Resources
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Traditional Trees of Pacific Islands: Their Culture, Environment And Use

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A project to educate extension agents, farmers, ranchers and landowners about native and traditional trees for:

- Crop diversification
- Windbreaks
- Coastal protection
- Shelter and shade
- Soil improvement
- Water conservation
- Livestock fodder
- Woodlots
- Food security
- And many other applications
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Contributors v
Foreword: A treasure trove for people who like plants­—Isabella Aiona Abbott vii
Foreword: Traditional trees—a key to well-being and prosperity—Roger R. B. Leakey ix
Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xv
Acacia koa (koa) and Acacia koaia (koai‘a) 1
Agathis macrophylla (Pacific kauri) 29
Aleurites moluccana (kukui) 41
Alphitonia zizyphoides (toi) 57
Areca catechu (betel nut palm) 69
Artocarpus altilis (breadfruit) 85
Artocarpus camansi (breadnut) 101
Artocarpus heterophyllus (jackfruit) 111
Artocarpus mariannensis (dugdug) 127
Bruguiera gymnorrhiza (large-leafed mangrove) 139
Barringtonia procera (cutnut) 153
Broussonetia papyrifera (paper mulberry) 171
Calophyllum inophyllum (kamani) 183
Cananga odorata (ylang-ylang) 199
Canarium indicum var. indicum and C. harveyi (canarium nut) 209
Casuarina equisetifolia (beach she-oak) and C. cunninghamiana (river she-oak) 227
Citrus (citrus) and Fortunella (kumquat) 243
Cocos nucifera (coconut) 277
Cordia subcordata (kou) 303
Endospermum medullosum (whitewood) 317
Erythrina variegata (coral tree) 329
Fagraea berteroana (pua kenikeni) 345
Flueggea flexuosa (poumuli) 355
Gliricidia sepium (gliricidia) 367
Gnetum gnemon (gnetum) 385
Hibiscus tiliaceus (beach hibiscus) 393
Inocarpus fagifer (Tahitian chestnut) 407
Intsia bijuga (vesi) 425
Mangifera indica (mango) 441
Metrosideros polymorpha (‘Ohi‘a lehua) 465
Metroxylon amicarum, M. paulcoxii, M. sagu, M. salomonense,
M. vitiense, and M. warburgii (sago palm) 491
Morinda citrifolia (noni) 513
Musa species (banana and plantain) 531
Pandanus tectorius (pandanus) 563
Pometia pinnata (tava) 591
Pterocarpus indicus (narra) 607
Rhizophora mangle, R. samoensis, R. racemosa, R. x harrisonii
(Atlantic–East Pacific red mangrove) 623
Rhizophora apiculata, R. mucronata, R. stylosa, R. x annamalai, R. x lamarckii
(Indo–West Pacific stilt mangrove) 641
Samanea saman (rain tree) 661
Santalum austrocaledonicum and S. yasi (sandalwood) 675
Santalum ellipticum, S. freycinetianum,S. haleakalae, and S. paniculatum (Hawaiian sandalwood) 695
Syzygium malaccense (Malay apple) 715
Terminalia catappa (tropical almond) 727
Terminalia richii (malili) 747
Thespesia populnea (milo) 757
Tournefortia argentea (tree heliotrope) 775
Common names index 787
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2006
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