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Illicium anisatum

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B and T World Seeds' reference number: 27554

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Illicium anisatum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F   (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower or inflorescence: CREAM-YELLOW, to 3cm. dia.
Fruit: ring of carpels, fruit - seeds neurotoxic
Foliage: lance. 12x5cm., aromatic
Height, in meters: 8
Height, in feet: 26.40
Illicium anisatum seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Illicium anisatum are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Illicium anisatum:
Illicium religiosum, 

Common names for Illicium anisatum:

(tox:anisatin dilactones,shikimic acid,anethol),  (tox:WHO 1b),  Anis Del Japon,  Anis du japon,  Anis-Do-Japao,  Anise Shrub,  Aniseed Tree,  Japanese Anise,  Japanese Anise Tree,  Japanese Star-anise,  Japanischer Sternanis,  Sacred Anisetree,  Shikimi,  Sikimi Noki,  Star Anise, 

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