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Location

  • San Diego Zoo

Bloom time (approximate):

  • Late spring to early summer

Gardens

Plants: Species

Curry Leaf Tree Murraya koenegii

FAMILY: Rutaceae (Citrus Family)

Everything on the curry leaf tree smells good and can be useful to humans. Native to India and Sri Lanka, it has aromatic leaves that provide curry spice and small white flowers that are sweetly scented. The leaves, bark, and roots can be used as a tonic and for stomachache, and the bark and roots can be used to cure poisonous bites.