Star anise

Description
The leaves of this plant are burned as incense in Japan. Unlike Chinese star anise the Japanese species is highly toxic and cannot be eaten.
Accession Loan No.
27/2001/21
Collection Class
Plants
Common Name
star anise
Simple Name
fruit
Full Name
ILICIACEAE: Ilicium anisatum: star anise
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Palmer, A E
Collection Country
China, People's Republic of
Collection Area Region
East Asia
Collection Continent
Asia
Family
Schisandraceae
Genus
Ilicium
Species
anisatum

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