caryophyllata) commonly known as clove tree
belongs to the family Myrtaceae.
Clove oil is derived from the stem, leaves and buds of the clove tree
, Eugenia caryophyllata or Syzygium aromaticum (i.
Cloves are the dried flower buds of the clove tree
, an evergreen tree that grows in tropical climates.
Which part of the clove tree
is used to make the spice called cloves?
The clove tree
is a small tree but takes several years to mature.
This expression, meaning "mother-of-cloves," usually refers to the fruits of the clove tree
, but Chao Ju-kua, probably misled by the syllable mu, thought of it as a larger type of clove, not as the fruit of the clove tree
But their dissatisfaction with the government peaked in the early 2000s, when they stopped protesting silently and instead set their clove trees
on fire, sending a strong message about their unwillingness to play any longer.