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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Tamarindus indica tree

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Photo of [Tamarindus indica] tree showing large trunk and spreading branches. Capt. Scobie and Mrs. Hodges. Tamarindus indica - the largest tree on the island - ripe pods sent in.... Pods vary from 1 seed to 10 or so or 1/2 to 6 inches in length. Used locally for drink (like lemon). Hindus call it Imli while negro-Portuguese call it tamarind. Used for preserves, as limament, medicine etc. etc. Pleasant acid taste and makes a good drink. [Shantz travel journal, July 28, 1919]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19190728_36023_m
Created: 
1919-07-28
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Cape Verde
Country Then: 
Cape Verde
Place: 
St. Vincent
Province: 
Sao Vicente
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No