Betel Nut, Bunga, Pinang. This variety is reported... more
Areca catechu - Betel Nut
Betel Nut, Bunga, Pinang. This variety is reported to be semi-dwarf and can be grown in a large container. This palm is the basis of a large industry in SE Asia, where the seed is chewed for its intoxicating properties, as well as its supposedly beneficial side effects, such as aiding digestion, and controlling internal parasites and dysentery.