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Annatto

Botanical: Bixa orellana (LINN.)
Family: N.O. Bixaceae

---Synonyms---Annotta Orellana Orleana.
---Part Used---The dried pulp of the fruit.
---Habitat---Tropical America, East and West Indies. Widely cultivated in Asia and Africa.

Purchase from Mountain Rose Herbs
Annatto Seed, whole
Annatto Seed powder

Purchase from Richters Seeds
Annatto (Bixa orellana) Seeds

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