|Latin Name:||Illicium verum|
|English Name:||Anise star, badiam|
|French Name:||Anis étoilé, badiane|
|Origin:||India, Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Laos, Japan, Philippines|
History and Origin
Small tree native to Asia, mainly from China. It can grow up to 10 meters and is always green. The foliage is dark green, the flowers are pink or yellow and the fruit, reddish-brown once dried, has a star shape.