Clove-Tree. A native of the Moluccas. The blossoms are first white, then green, and at last red and hard, when they are cloves. When dried they turn yellow, and then dark-brown. The clove is also cultivated to great extent at Cayenne, in South America, from whence more than 500.000lbs. were imported into England, in 1815 : the quantity imported from the East Indies in the five yean 1823 & 1827 was 1,036,057 lbs. and in the latter year sold as low as 30 cts. a pound.

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