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Borassus flabellifer, Borassus aethiopum, Palmira Palm, Toddy Palm

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Borassus flabellifer, Borassus aethiopum

Palmira Palm, Toddy Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: S-E Asia, India
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunModerate waterPalm or palm-like

A very large palmate palm, with a hard, black trunk, and a skirt of dead leaves underneath the crown. The leaves are very large, up to 10 ft. across, and bluey green in color. It has large black fruit. Culture: Hot, sunny, well drained position. Drought tolerant, cold sensitive.

Borassus flabellifer var. madagascariensis - is endemic to Madagascar.



Borassus flabellifer, Borassus aethiopum, Palmira Palm, Toddy Palm

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Borassus madagascariensis


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https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/borassus_flabellifer.htm