Summary Points

1. Nuts, seeds, currants and Santalum kernels contained a high proportion of unsaturated fatty acid, of which 18:2n-6 was the most abundant PUFA, with lesser amounts of 18:3n-3.

2. The Boraginaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Onagraceae, Ranunculaceae, and Ribes berries families contained relatively high levels of 18:3n-6.

3. The Ribes berries and Boraginaceae families contained 18:4n-3.

4. T. kirilowii Maxim and pomegranate seed contained relatively high CLNA.

5. Santalum kernels contained ximenynic acid.

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