National Geographic : 1949 Mar
418 The National Geographic Magazine Universal Pictures Peachlike Fruits of Grenada Nutmeg Trees Yield Two Spices Amsterdam merchants used to believe that nutmeg and mace came from separate trees. Since the latter brought higher prices, they ordered more "mace trees" planted and nutmegs destroyed! Later, they learned that mace is the lacy, scarlet membrane covering the nut that contains the seed, or nutmeg. National Gc raplic Plbutographer W. hbert Moore Ginger Comes from Many Lands, but Jamaica's Leads in Sharp, Spicy Quality Spread out on the sorting-room floor of a Kingston warehouse are fingerlike bits of one of the oldest spices. Like turmeric, a member of the same family, ginger grows underground.