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Catalogue Number DBN 3025
Artefact DescriptionThe chewing of Areca nut, also known as betel nut is a popular cultural activity and tradition across Asia and the Pacific. It is chewed wrapped in betel leaf with a combination of things such as lime, tobacco, cardamon, cinnamon, cloves and sugar.
TaxonARECACEAE Areca catechu
TDWG ContinentAsia-Tropical
TDWG RegionIndian Subcontinent
TDWG Botanical CountryIndia
TDWG UseSocial Uses