Ailanthus altissima

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Ailanthus altissima

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Ailanthus glandulosa Desf. TREE OF HEAVEN. VARNISH TREE. China. Smith[1] says that the leaves are used to feed silkworms and, in times of scarcity, are used as a vegetable. Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919.

  1. Smith, F. P. Contrib. Mat. Med. China 6. 1871.

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