Areca catechu

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Noun1.Areca catechu - southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)Areca catechu - southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)
areca nut, betel nut - seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia
areca - any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts
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?The company also uses palm leaf - fallen areca nut palm leaves gathered from the forest floor in Kerala, Ind ia, and hand pressed in spring water.
In Sri Lanka the major varieties of palms are Palmyra Palm or Borassus Palm) Coconut Palm' or Cocos nucifera, Kitul palm or Caryota Urens and the Areca Nut palm or areca palm Areca catechu.
Shed leaf sheaths of areca nut palm as a major breeding source of Ae.