Arenga wightii Griffith

 
  • Family : ARECACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Arecaceae
  • Species : Arenga wightii
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Arenga wightii Griff.
  • Common name : Wight's Sago Palm
  • Collection Nos : HFP 125, CJS 16818
  • Collector(s) Name : D.H.Nicolson, C.J.Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy; C.J.Saldanha
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Habit : Palm
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Leaves are used for thatching. A sugar-toddy is obtained by tapping the flower stalks. Common in forests on Western Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Collection Locality : Kempuhole (Hassan); Kagenari, Shiradi Ghat (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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