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The kokum tree

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The evergreen kokum tree found along the west coast of India is known not only for its beauty but also for its use as a condiment. Its economic and ecological potential make it ideally suited to the restoration of natural forests.

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Correspondence to M. D. Subash Chandran.

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Chandran, M.D.S. Nature watch. Reson 1, 86–89 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02838863

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Keywords

  • Western Ghat
  • Bonnet Monkey
  • Fruit Rind
  • Kannada District
  • Coastal Hill