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Calophyllum inophyllum.

Botanical name:

Calophyllum inophyllum Linn. Guttiferae. Alexandrian Laurel. Poonay-Oil Plant.

Old world tropics. The fruit when ripe is red and sweet and is eaten by the natives. An oil is expressed from it and is used in lamps.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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