Plant ID forum: A plant that produce Shell like hard stone fruit. Anybody knows? (From Pakista

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Alifarooqify
Sep 22, 2015 7:56 AM CST
It grows in my relatives house. It produce greenish fruit which upon drying gives hard shell like fruits with exactly same color shown in the picture. The plant shown in picture is a very young plant. If anybody knows do tell. Thanks
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greene
Sep 22, 2015 9:31 AM CST
Coix lacryma-jobi
It's a grass sometimes called Job's Tears or Adlay.

Here it is in our database.

I buy Job's Tears/Adlay tea in the Korean grocery store. Here is a link for someone selling it on Amazon so you can see the package - it's a metal can.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IABK0NS/
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Sep 22, 2015 10:31 AM CST
There's also a photo in the database of jewelry made with the seeds
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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Georgia Plant Identifier Garden Sages Native Plants and Wildflowers
Critters Allowed Composter Rabbit Keeper Herbs Region: United States of America Dog Lover
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greene
Sep 22, 2015 11:07 AM CST
I forgot to say welcome to ATP.
Welcome! Alifarooqify
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