Nypa fruticans

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution: India, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Borneo, Phillipines, Ryukyu Islands, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, northern Australia
Common names: Mangrove palm, nipah Conservation status: Not threatened

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Typical clump along the water's edge.

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Fruit cluster

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Nypa growing along waterways in Thailand

Top and middle photos courtesy and copyright 1998, Geri Prall, Palm Tree Gardens, southwest Florida; photos taken at Montgomery Foundation Botanical Center, Miami, FL. Bottom photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Geoff Stein; taken on Phuket Island, Thailand.

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