Nutmeg

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Title: Nutmeg
Author: Hodge, W.
Abstract: A picture of a bunch of Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) on a branch. Nutmeg is the actual seed of the tree, roughly egg-shaped and about 20 mm to 30 mm (1 inch) long and 15 mm to 18 mm (¾ inch) wide, and weighing between 5 g and 10 g (¼ ounce and ½ ounce) dried, while mace is the dried "lacy" reddish covering or arillus of the seed. This is the only tropical fruit that is the source of two different spices.
Description: Colour: Coloured; Style: Portrait; Other: Unbordered, Divided
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/5009
Date: 2009-07-21


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