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Synonyms for burrawong

large attractive palmlike evergreen cycad of New South Wales

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Clarke (2008:50, citing Cawte 1974) indicated British settlers called burrawang 'fools pineapple', referring to the shape of the stroboli and the seeds' toxicity when raw.
spiralis, recorded that the Burrawang nut was 'so called because they used to be, and are to some extent now, very common around Burrawang, NSW', while Dixon et al.
It is clear that two Aboriginal words have been adopted by Europeans in general reference to these plants, and have become loan words: Burrawang, possibly from Dharug, for species in NSW and Queensland, and by yu for Western Australian species, from Nyungar.
Bennett, George 1871 'On Macrozamia spiralis, or Burrawang of New South Wales', Brisbane Courier, 5 December, p.
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