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Ginkgo nut (ginko biloba)
A tall tree, resembling a conifer, cultivated for thousands of years in China and Japan; and now in the U.S.A, for its edible kernels - these are an important part of Japanese cooking. The pulp holding the kernels is poisonous.
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