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Mesua ferrea.

Botanical name:

Mesua ferrea Linn. Guttiferae. Ironwood.

Java and East Indies. The fruit is reddish and wrinkled when ripe, with a rind like that of the chestnut. It resembles a chestnut in size, shape, substance and taste.


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



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