It "is grown in plantations in Java and the kernels of the large seeds are beaten flat and fried and either eaten hot or allowed to cool and treated as potato crisps. In the main streets of Java street hawkers sell these 'crisps' from large cans carried on the end of poles" (NTBG 2006).
[NTBG] National Tropical Botanical Garden. 2006. Gnetum gnemon - Meet the Plants - National Tropical Botanical Garden Plant Database. http://www.ntbg.org/plants/plant_details.php?plantid=5570, accessed 2007.01.25.
Carlquist, S. 1994. Wood and bark anatomy of Gnetum gnemon L. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 116(3):203.
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