Nutmeg facts for kids

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Myristica fragrans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Myristicaceae
Genus: Myristica

Nutmeg is a genus of an evergreen trees. They are found in tropical Southeast Asia and Australia. From the fruit of the tree, two spices are made:

  • Nutmeg
  • Mace

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