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Salacca wallichiana, Zalacca rumphii, Salak Kumbar, Sala

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Salacca wallichiana, Zalacca rumphii
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Salak Kumbar, Sala
Origin: Thailand
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPalm or palm-likeEdibleThorny or spiny

A dioecious, creeping and tillering palm, growing in clumps with very spiny leaves. In palms over 100 years old, the creeping stem can reach 3-4 m, with an erect terminal leaf-bearing part 1 m tall and with many adventitious roots, most abundant towards the tip.


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