Macadamia

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Related to Queensland nut: Macadamia ternifolia, Macadamia integrifolia, macadamia nut tree

Macadamia

Australian genus of trees in the family Proteaceae; grown commercially for their fruits (Macadamia, Australian bush or Bopple Nut). The leaves and seeds contain cyanogenetic glycosides and are a potential cause of cyanide poisoning. Includes M. integrifolia, M. ternifolia, M. tetraphylla, M. whelanii.
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