me-ze, a large tree (fig.)
with the botanical names Madhuca latifolia and Bassia
latifolia, bears tiny flowers that in Myanmar are collected and dried by the
locals, after they have fallen from the tree.
Their dried shape is somewhat reminiscent of that of
maize or corn kernels, and they are
eaten as a snack. Due to their ample nectar, they have a rather
sweet taste, as well as a somewhat sticky texture.
These flowers are said to have beneficial value for
people who suffer from high blood pressure and
favourable for diabetics.