Rhapis excelsa (Thunb.) A. Henry ex Rehder

  • Family : ARECACEAE
    (Palm Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NARIYAL FAMILY (नारियल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ARECACEAE
  • Basionym : Chamaerops excelsa Thunb.
  • Synonym(s) : Rhapis flabelliformis L'Hér. ex Aiton; Trachycarpus excelsus (Thunb.) H.Wendl.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rhapis excelsa (Thunb.) Henry
  • Common name : Lady Palm
  • Habit : Cluster Palm
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in Gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : China and Japan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2011 - Palms of Karnataka; 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=Rhapis excelsa. Downloaded on 24 March 2023.

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