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Wild Date palm, Shindi, Khajuri

Posted by on December 6, 2012 in fruiting season S, Others | Comments Off on Wild Date palm, Shindi, Khajuri

Wild Date palm, Shindi, Khajuri
Scientific Name :  Phoenix sylvestris
Family : Arecaceae
Common Name : Wild Date palm, Shindi, Khajuri
Description:
A medium size palm. These trees are unisexual; that is the male & female flowers are borne on separate trees. Though fruits are edible; they are not very palatable. Neera, the sweet nectar which oozes out of injured stem is delicious & refreshing drink.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Perennial

 

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