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Oyster Nut Telfairia pedata, Telfairia occidentalis Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Oyster Nut 
Scientific Name(s): Telfairia pedata, Telfairia occidentalis 
Common Name(s): Zanzibar oilvine, castanha-de-Inhambane, châtaigne de l'Inhambane, fluted gourd, fluted-pumpkin, kouémé, kueme, liane de Joliff, liane de Joliff, mkwema, mkweme, oyster nut, oysternut, queen's-nut, talerkürbis 
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