He rākau roa, torotika. He whāiti, he koikoi ngā rau. He pūkaka, he taitea, hei tao huia. He rarahi, he poropango ngā hua, kainga ai. Mahia ai he rongoa ki ngā rau.
A tall erect tree with narrow pointed leaves and large blackish stone-fruits which were used for food. The wood is pale and straight grained but soft and was used for bird spears. An important medicinal plant. Beilschmiedia tawa.