aran, arang

Source language unclear: any clues?

C. Kocher Schmid suggests aran/arang is the preferred term for Pandanus conoideus in the islands and in coastal and lowland New Guinea and marita inland and at higher altitude, with marita reserved for inedible varieties in coastal and lowland areas.

See original Mihalic entry.

Noun forms

  1. Tree crops and fruits: Screw Pine, the red or yellow ‘fruit pandanus’, Pandanus conoideus, typically split, wrapped in leaves and cooked in an earth oven. karuka, marita

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