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|Moringa oleifera, horse-radish tree, ben tree. Small tree from E. India with capsules about a foot long that split lengthwise into three segments. The young fruits, shoots, and flowers are used as a cooked vegetable, especially in the Philippines. Even the roots are source of edible condiment. A nondrying oil, "oil of ben," is obtained from the seeds. U of Hawaii Manoa Campus, Honolulu, HI.|
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