Anetto, Shendri

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Anetto, Shendri
Scientific Name : Bixa orellana
Family : Bixaceae
Common Name : Anetto, Annatto, Achiote, Shendri
A large shrub or a small evergreen tree, of which seeds have red coloured powder coating. This powder is used as safe edible colour. There is a pink & also a white flowering variety. However, the white flowering variety does not have the coloured powder on seeds.
Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings
Longevity : Perennial