Corypha utan

Synonymy: Corypha elata Distribution: Australia, Indonesia, New Guinea, southeast Asia to India
Common names: Gebang palm, buri Conservation status: Vulnerable in peninsular Malaysia; not threatened elsewhere

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Inflorescence beginning to emerge

Photos copyright 1998, Jody Haynes Top photo taken at the Tropical Research & Education Center, Homestead, FL; bottom photo taken at Fairchild Tropical Garden. Bottom photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Chaiyathip Katsura; taken in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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