Caryota urens L.

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Caryota urens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hotel Castelo Branco, Chimoio

Caryota urens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hotel Castelo Branco, Chimoio

Caryota urens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hotel Castelo Branco, Chimoio

Caryota urens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hotel Castelo Branco, Chimoio

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Synonyms:
Common names: Solitary fishtail palm (English)
Description: Small to medium-sized palm tree.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: urens: stinging, referring to the chemical properties in the fruit.
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Other sources of information about Caryota urens:

Our websites:

Flora of Zambia: cultivated Caryota urens
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Caryota urens

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Caryota urens
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Caryota urens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Caryota urens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Caryota urens
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Caryota urens
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Caryota urens
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Caryota urens
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Caryota urens
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Caryota urens
Ispot Southern Africa: Caryota urens
JSTOR Plant Science: Caryota urens
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Caryota urens
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Caryota urens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Caryota urens
The Plant List (version 1.1): Caryota urens
Tropicos: Caryota urens


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Caryota urens.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=207010, retrieved 23 November 2017

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