Fishtail palm, Bherali maad

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Fishtail palm, Bherali maad
Scientific Name : Caryota urens
Family : Arecaceae
Common Name : Fishtail palm, Bherali maad
Description:
A tall palm with leaflets resembling fishtails. The inflorescence starts from uper most part of the trunk but just below the crown. Gradually the inflorescence appears on lower & lower side. After the lowest inflorescence matures, the tree dies. The meager pulp of the fruit can cause extreme irritation to skin. A fruit contains 2 seeds.  It is a bisexual tree. Native to India.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Perennial

 

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