Direct trade with the East Indies began about 1785, with Russia in 1787.
Auricula is confined to the East Indies and Peru.
After holding various commands he commissioned the "Larne," 20, for the East Indies and was senior naval officer at Rangoon during the Burmese War from May to September 1824.
It is a native of Mexico, and now widely cultivated in southern Germany, Hungary and the East Indies.
Cheroots come principally from Manila, but there are now large quantities imported into the United Kingdom from the East Indies and Burma.