Cloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae.

Clove

Cloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae.

Cloves trees are native to Indonesia. Flower buds from the tree, once dried, are used as a spice in food world wide.

Clove Tree

Cloves trees are native to Indonesia. Flower buds from the tree, once dried, are used as a spice in…

"Cloves are a very pungent and aromatic spice, the dried flower-buds of a tree a native of the Molucca Islands, belonging to the myrtle tribe, now cultivated in Sumatra, Mauritius, Malacca, Jamaica, etc. Every part of the plant abounds in the volatile oil for which the flower-buds are prized."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Cloves

"Cloves are a very pungent and aromatic spice, the dried flower-buds of a tree a native of the Molucca…