Dragons-blood and gambir are also the produce of the country.
gambir, Terra Japonica, or Catechu, is obtained in large quantities from the leaves of this plant.
We also saw indigo growing; the dye is prepared very much in the same way as the gambir.
gambir is an article that is very useful in dyeing, and hence is frequently exported to Europe.
gambir and catechu are extensively employed in dyeing and tanning.
gambir, alias catechu or terra japonica, succeeds well; it is used as a die, or chewed with areca.
The chewing of areca-nut, as well as siri or betel-leaf, tobacco and gambir, is common to all classes.
The greatest height attained by the gambir plant is eight feet.