Offer Active Since: 25 Jul, 2012 | Last Updated: 17 Oct, 2012
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Our organization offers Badian (Star Anise),which is preferred for its distinctive flavour and aroma. The dried, star shaped fruit of an evergreen tree Illicium Verum is known as Star Anise. The tree is 8-15 meters high and is of 25 cm diameter. The leaves of the tree are long up to 10-15 cm long and almost 2.5 – 5 cm broad. These are elliptic shaped and the flowers are white to red in colour and hang solitary. The star shaped fruits are reddish brown in colour and consist of 6-8 carpels that are arranged in a whorl. These carpels are 10 mm long and are boat shaped. Further, the carpels are hard and wrinkled and contain seed. Seeds are smooth, shiny and brown in colour. Further, these are compressed, ovoid, and brittle.