Most modern authors agree in saying that the clove tree
is a native of the Moluccas and did not spread to other parts of Asia before the arrival of Europeans in Indonesia.
The buds of the clove tree
contain eugenol, naphthalin, caryophyllen, and gallotannic, and the bark and stem caryophyllen.
As well as this, a lot of clove trees
were cut down upon the recommendation of the Clove Buffer Stock Board (prior to this Board's disbandment last year).
She is particularly good, in describing the entrepreneurial Omani Arabs who "introduced clove trees
and found they did well in the hot, damp climate".
You'll see bright red cocoa pods, huge banana flowers, clove trees
, and slender cassava plants (the source of tapioca).