Mace: An aromatic spice consisting of the fleshy aril or covering surrounding the seed in the fruit of the nutmeg tree, Myristica fragrans, dried and used (chiefly in powdered form) to flavour savoury dishes, sauces, etc. (the kernel of the seed being the source of nutmeg). Oxford English Dictionary

Köhler, 132. Courtesy of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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