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pandanus - horizontal

the leaves of a pandanus are attached to the trunk in a spiral formation


they are used for many purposes like making mats, baskets, hats, fans and bracelets and also for cooking


pandanus has a fibrous round fruit that looks a little like a pineapple (inedible, unless you are desperate) and aerial prop roots


there are many different varietis and it's native region is Australia, South Pacific Islands and Hawaii. It is also called screwpine


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Taken on May 13, 2006