Licuala peltata Roxb.

  • Family : ARECACEAE
    (Palm Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NARIYAL FAMILY (नारियल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ARECACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Banathala, Hontolo (Oria)
  • Habit : Palm (Columnar)
  • Comments / notes : Along muddy streams or swamps with moving water in the hill forests
  • Flower, Fruit : November-May
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Keonjhar district, Dhenkanal district, Bargarh district, Kalhandi district
  • World Distribution : India incl. Andaman, Eastern Himalayas, Bangladesh, Myanmar
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; 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. peltata. Downloaded on 16 April 2021.

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