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Areca

(ar'ĕ-kă),
A genus of Asian palms; one species, Areca catechu, furnishes a. nuts, or betel nuts, which contain arecoline and 15% red tannin, are chewed in the East Indies; have anthelmintic and stimulant actions.
See also: betel nut.
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The betel nut is the seed of the Areca palm (Areca catechu L.
The myth of the origin of the areca palm tells how this tree grew from the decomposing head of an old man whom five brothers had killed prior to dividing up the corpse.
Among the most useful for the average householder, he says, are areca palm, golden pothos, Janet Craig, and corn plant.
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His sinuous openwork and whiplash outlines in woodcarving abounded with the anahaw, areca palm, gabi or taro leaves and bamboo.
Tenders are invited for Supply of areca palm of plants
Firstly there's a nut, the fruit of the areca palm, cut up and dabbed with lime - not the citrus fruit but the sort of lime derived from burnt seashells.
During the study, they identified and measured the amounts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted by four popular indoor potted plant species Peace Lily, Snake Plant, Weeping Fig and Areca Palm.
Lacy fronds from a small areca palm Younger picked up at a home improvement store decorate the table and all four corners of the shady, striped umbrella.
Bairamian also has a collection of exotic trees including majesty palm, areca palm, royal palm, Christmas palm, Sabal palmetto and royal poinciana.
Containing over a thousand varieties of snake plants, areca palm and the jade plant, the building is one of the healthiest in the Indian city.
Tenders are invited for Providing And Displaying Of Different Kinds Of Specimen Foliage Plants Auraucaria Cookie Areca Palm Croton Pitra Cephortia Palm Etc At Different Offices Locations in connection with Maintenance Different Defence Blocks Under Sub Divn 2 Hd1 Cpwd New Delhi Dg 201718.