Pacific Trees and Plants
The natural vegetation of the Pacific islands originated in the Malaysian region. Centuries ago, oceangoing Polynesian canoes carried many useful plants to the islands, including kava, taro, breadfruit, yams, and plantains. Drought-resistant coconuts and pandanus are found almost everywhere.
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