Anuknuk (Elephant Grass)

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As an indigenous plant of Papua New Guinea, anuknuk can be found in abundance in personal gardens and the wild. It is a leafy plant that grows about 20 centimeters tall and has circular leaves about 5 centimeters in diameter (see Figure 1). It is used to sharpen memory. Frequently, parents add a few leaves to their children's lunches to help with brain function.