clove tree

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Synonyms for clove tree

moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves

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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?
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.