Corypha umbraculifera L.

 
  • Family : ARECACEAE
    (PALM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Arecaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Corypha umbraculifera L.
  • Common name : Talipot Palm
  • Vernacular name : Sritaale (Kannada); Tali (Marathi); Kodappana, Sitalam, Talippana (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Palm (Columnar)
  • Comments / notes : Leaves are used in making Umbrellas in parts of India and in thatching. Stem yields Sago, a staple food of Tribals. Flowering monocarpic
  • Flower, Fruit : November-June
  • Collection Nos : KFP 14240
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Pune district, Sindhudurg district
  • Native : North Malabar in low moist coastal regions
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state – Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Corypha umbraculifera. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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