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Native to Aotearoa, Wharangi is a coastal plant, known for its historical and ecological significance.
It belongs to the Rutaceae family, which includes citrus and rue, and is characterized by glossy, green, trifoliate foliage.

The plant produces an edible gum that was traditionally chewed to sweeten breath for halitosis sufferers. Caution with Berries: While it has many uses, it’s important to note that consuming the berries of Wharangi can be dangerous.

Wharangi | Melicope ternata

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