Phoenix sylvestris (L.) Roxb.

 
  • Family : ARECACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Arecaceae
  • Species : Phoenix sylvestris
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Phoenix sylvestris (L.) Roxb.
  • Common name : Wild Date Palm
  • Vernacular name : Ichalu mara (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1222, CJS 16294, KFP 13900
  • Habit : Palm
  • Comments : Runs wild and also planted, for its sap which is fermented into a local beverage. Fruits are edible at maturity.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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