A large supply of nutmeg and clove plants arrived at pinang in 1802, from the Molucca Islands.
Presently he heard a woman's voice in the room say: "Sit down, Siu; I will bring out the pinang and sireh to you."
On the 9th of October we landed on the small island of pinang.
In Sumatra a full grown plant has been known to produce seven pounds; in pinang the yield is much more.
In pinang and Singapore for cultivated the price is 65 to 70 dollars.
At Malacca and pinang it shares attention with the more profitable spices.
Westward of pinang there are no plantations, looking at the subject in a mercantile point of view.
Mr Hooker, when he saw them, said they were the pinang, or betel-nut palm—Areca catechu.
In the season of 1841-42, there was 1000 piculs of cloves shipped from pinang, but none were exported in the two previous years.