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Star Anise
Schisandraceae
Illicium verum


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Schisandraceae Family

Illicium Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Star anise, star aniseed, Chinese star anise


Location

Bought at a store... Comes from northeast Vietnam and southwest China

Physical Description
a medium-sized native evergreen tree.


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Schisandraceae
Austrobaileyales
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
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Spermatophytes
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Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
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Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
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Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
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Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

Star Anise is a spice that closely resembles anise in flavor, which tastes a little like licorice. Anise is a member of the Apiaceae family. Licorice is a member of the Bean (Fabaceae) Family.



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