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Gardenia brasiliensis, Gardenia gummifera, Gardenia jasminoides.

Gardenia brasiliensis Spreng. Rubiaceae.

Brazil. This plant affords, according to J. Smith, an edible fruit about the size of an orange.

Gardenia gummifera Linn. f.

East Indies. The fruit is eaten. The fruit is eaten in the Circar Mountains of India.

Gardenia jasminoides Ellis.

China. The flowers are used for scenting tea.


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



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