Caryota urens (Fish tail palm)

Taxonomy

Kingdom:
Plantae
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Magnoliopsida
Order:
Arecales
Family:
Arecaceae
Genus:
Caryota
Species :
C. urens
Height:
15 - 25 Feet
Leaf Size:
20 - 30 cm
Leaf Type:
Bipinnate

Commonly called toddy palm, or jaggery palm. It is a flowering plant in the palm family from India, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Myanmar where they grow in fields and rainforest clearings.

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Requirement

Soil: Well-drained, loamy or acidic

Sunlight: -

Utility

Medicinal: Used in Avurvedic medicine to treat gastric ulcer, migraine headaches, snake bite poisoning, and rheumatic swellings

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Fruit: -

Importance

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