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Nutmeg & Mace

Nutmeg & Mace (Jaiphal & Javitri)

Indian name : Jaiphal (nutmeg)

Indian name : Javitri (mace)

Scientific name : Myristica fragrans

Part used : nutmeg is the seed of the plant & mace is the lace like covering of the fruit

Systematic position :

Kingdom

: Plantae

Division

: Magnoliophyta

Class

: Magnoliopsida

Order

: Magnoliales

Family : Myristicaceae

Genus

: Myristica

Species

: M. fragrans

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