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Madhuca longifolia, Indian Butter Tree, Ippe, Mahua Butter Tree, Moah Tree, Mowra Butter Tree

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Madhuca longifolia

Indian Butter Tree, Ippe, Mahua Butter Tree, Moah Tree, Mowra Butter Tree
Family: Sapotaceae
Origin: India
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdible

A plant of the subtropics to the hot tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 1,200 metres.

Established plants are drought resistant.

The fragrant fleshy flowers can be eaten raw or cooked. The dried flowers can be powdered and added to flour. Both the ripe and the unripe fruit can be eaten. The leaves are edible. The seeds are a source of illipe butter.


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Madhuca longifolia, Indian Butter Tree, Ippe, Mahua Butter Tree, Moah Tree, Mowra Butter Tree

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Madhuca longifolia, Indian Butter Tree, Ippe, Mahua Butter Tree, Moah Tree, Mowra Butter Tree

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Madhuca longifolia, Indian Butter Tree, Ippe, Mahua Butter Tree, Moah Tree, Mowra Butter Tree

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