Borassus flabellifer

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution: India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, New Guinea
Common names: Palmyra palm, toddy or wine palm, siwalan, rontal, lontar, talauriksha palm Conservation status: Not threatened

Borassus aethiopium

Adult plants.

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Juvenile plant.

 

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Fruit of B. aethiopium X flabellifer hybrid.

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Top photo courtesy University of Florida-IFAS. Middle two photos copyright 1998, Jody Haynes; taken at Fairchild Tropical Garden. Bottom photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Geoff Stein.

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