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Linkages between Cultural Diversity and Biodiversity

Moussouris & Pierce: Araar tree

Araar or sandarac tree The Greek philosopher and naturalist Theophrastus described the use of the araar tree in his History of Plants (E III 7), thus proving that this valuable tree was already known in times of antiquity.
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