Palmyra Palm, Toddy palm, Sugar palm, Tadgola, Taal vriksha

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Palmyra Palm, Toddy palm, Sugar palm, Tadgola, Taal vriksha
Scientific Name : Borassus flabellifer
Family : Arecaceae
Common Name : Palmyra Palm, Toddy palm, Sugar palm, Tadgola, Taal vriksha
Description:
A very tall palm with fruits of which the tender, jelly-like kernel is edible. The fruit contains 3 separate kernels, each having sweet nectar. Ripened fruits have unpleasant odour. The leaves are used for thatching roofs, for making mats and handicrafts. Weaver birds use the tree for making their nests. Native to India.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Perennial

 

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