Pinanga dicksonii (Roxb.) Scheffer

 
  • Family : ARECACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Arecaceae
  • Species : Pinanga dicksonii
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pinanga dicksonii (Roxb.) Blume
  • Common name : Ivory crownshaft Palm, Wild Betel nut
  • Vernacular name : Kadu Adike (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2667, CJS 13164
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Habit : Palm
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Nuts are eaten by tribals as a substitute for Betel nut. Common in evergreen forests of Western Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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