|Synonymy: Unknown||Distribution: India, Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka|
|Common names: Solitary fishtail palm, toddy palm, jaggery palm, kitul palm (Sri Lanka)||Conservation status: Not threatened|
A large, solitary Fishtail palm from Burma, India, Malaysia etc., with a stout trunk and a crown of dark,
tumbling leaves. Popular, easy- and fast-growing, ideal in conservatory.
Top photo courtesy and copyright © 1998, Geoff Stein; taken at Quail Gardens, Encinitas, CA. Middle photo Photo courtesy and copyright © 2000, Martin Gibbons & Tobias Spanner, The Rare Palm Seeds Site. Bottom photo copyright © 1998, Jody Haynes; Tropical Research & Education Center, Homestead, FL.
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information on this palm.
Click here for a key to the species of Caryota (by Bill Hahn).
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