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Betel nut (Areca Nut)

Areca catechu

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Need help on scientific name.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Hema
Hema 9 years ago
Betel nuts
Areca catechu


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4 Comments

Jonios-AdamGetty
Jonios-AdamGetty 9 years ago

In Guam too! It is called Pugua or Mama'on. It is super bitter and grainy.

Chaitanya
Chaitanya 9 years ago

Thanks Emma,

Have u ever been to India?

Chaitanya
Chaitanya 9 years ago

Supari...the most liked aftermeal chew in India.

Unfortunately, I do not have any photos of the seeds right now.

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

Supari!!
What do the seeds of Supari look like? Can you upload a pic?
Are they winged?

Chaitanya
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Chaitanya

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Nov 16, 2008
Submitted on Jun 11, 2011

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