Pandanus amboinensis Warb.
Pandanus biciliatus H.St.John
Pandanus biformatus H.St.John
Pandanus cernuifolius Merr. & L.M.Perry
Pandanus croceus B.C.Stone
Pandanus flabellistigma Martelli
Pandanus flavicarpus B.C.Stone
Pandanus kivi Martelli
Pandanus kosteri B.C.Stone
Pandanus luteus H.St.John
Pandanus microdontus Merr. & L.M.Perry
Pandanus montanus Miq.
Pandanus nakanaiensis B.C.Stone
Pandanus roseus B.C.Stone
Pandanus rubellus B.C.Stone
Pandanus rumphii Warb.
Pandanus spodiophyllus B.C.Stone
Pandanus tabbersianus Rendle
Pandanus terrestris Warb.
Pandanus xanthocarpus Merr. & L.M.Perry
Pandanus zea H.St.John
Pandanus krauelianus is an evergreen tree.
The tree is harvested from the wild for its fibre and edible fruit, which are used locally.
Southeast Asia - Indonesia, Papua New Guinea to northern Australia and the Solomon Islands.
Along rivers in mountainous areas[
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Branches do not have dormant buds and so will not resprout if cut back into the old wood[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruits and seed are required.
]. Cooked as a flavouring in food[
]. The cylindrical fruit is 20 - 30cm long by 5 - 8cm wide. Yellow when mature, it is made up of a number of drupes[
The cylindrical fruit is a syncarp made up of a number of individual drupes[
]. Individual drupes are hard, woody wedges - each containing a few, slender seeds[
]. Each wedge has a fleshy base imbued with a sweet-smelling, orange pulp that in many species has a delicious flavour[
]. This pulp needs to be cooked in order to destroy a deleterious substance[
An oil is obtained from the seed[
Although no specific records have yet been seen for this species, most members of this genus also have more or less edible seeds and inner leaf bases[
The seed often has a delicious nutty flavour when eaten raw or cooked, though it is fiddly to extract[
]. Seeds contain 44 - 50% fat and 20 - 34% protein[
Inner base of young leaves - raw[
The leaves are used for making mats[
]. The leaves are about 2 metres long by 3 - 3.5cm wide, with short spines at the margin and the main vein[
Seed - best pre-soaked for 24 hours prior to sowing[
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