Botanical Name: Murraya koenigii
The curry leaf tree belongs to the genus Murraya and family Rutaceae. The leaves are typically used in curries, hence the name “curry leaves”.
The tree is native to the Indian subcontinent and is primarily cultivated for culinary purposes. The tree grows well in areas with full sun or partial shade. The tree is rather small, growing between 4 to 6 meters in height. The tree produces white flowers that can pollinate itself, producing drupes with a large, single seed.
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What is the botanical name of curry leaves?
The botanical name of curry leaves is Murraya koenigii