Phoenix acaulis Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.

 
  • Family : ARECACEAE
    (PALM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Arecaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Phoenix acaulis Roxb.
  • Common name : Dwarf date palm
  • Vernacular name : Shevra, Shilind (Marathi); Kankhajuri, Bankhajuri, Bhukkhajuri, Kojiri (Oria); Pindu Khajur, Jangli khajur (Hindi); Konda ita, Yita (Telugu)
  • Habit : Palm
  • Habitat : Dry forests or in disturbed forests among bushes
  • Key identification features : Stem short or no stem
  • Flower, Fruit : May-January
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Koraput district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state – Monocotyledons
  • 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=Phoenix acaulis. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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