Senegalia catechu

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Senegalia catechu

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wild or cultivated


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Cultivars

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CATECHU. KHAIR. WADALEE-GUM TREE. East Indies. Furnishes catechu, which is chiefly used for chewing in India as an ingredient of the packet of betel leaf[1]. Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919.

  1. Dutt, U. C. Mat. Med. Hindus 158. 1877.

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