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Thaumatococcus daniellii

Thaumatococcus daniellii

Thaumatococcus daniellii by James Steakley (CC BY-SA 3.0)

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A photo of Thaumatococcus daniellii
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Thaumatococcus daniellii Overview

This genus has a single species of herbaceous perennial which grows to 1 metre. It originates from Sierra Leone and New Guinea.

Other uses of Thaumatococcus daniellii

Leaves used for wrapping food and making thatched roofs. Stalks used in weaving. Fruits used in making the sweetener thaumatin.