Tamarind seeds

The seeds of the tamarind tree (Tamarindus indica), which are carried in brown, knobbly pods up to 15 cm long, are surrounded by a sharp-tasting, sugary pulp which is used candied, in chutneys and in drinks. The fresh pulp is rich in vitamin C, niacin and riboflavin.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
27/2001/20
Collection Class
Plants
Collector Excavator
A E Palmer
Common Name
tamarind seeds
Simple Name
seeds

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FABACEAE: Tamarindus indica: tamarind