elburkey at gate.net
Mon Nov 20 16:17:09 EST 1995
In article <ir001182.1166701719A at usenet.interramp.com>, ir001182 at interramp.com (Kevin Youngblood) says:
> I haven't posted to any of these groups before so pardon my ignorance.
>I am trying to find any info regarding the subject tree. The common names I
> candleberry tree
> varnish tree
> Indian walnut
> The info I have goes on to state it's place of origin is Malaysia and
>Pacific Islands and:
> "Fruits purgative eaten raw, but this property disappears with cooking.
> Valuable oils are extracted from the seeds, used in soaps, paints, and
> I am interested in the posibility of acquiring at least one of these
>trees with the hopes of cultivating it in a green house atmosphere. Please
>forward any comments, suggestions, or other relevant info.
>ir001182 at interramp.com
Simon & Schuester's guide to trees refers to varnish tree but, it does not
have the same scientific classification you referred to.
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