Cycas rumphii Miq.

  • Family : CYCADACEAE
  • Family (Hindi name) : CYCAD FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : CYCADACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cycas rumphii Miq.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : The pith of the trunk is a good source for edible starch (Sago)
  • Native : Indonesia
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Cocos Islands, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malay Peninsula, Molucca, Papua New Guinea, N. Australia
  • Conservation Status : Near Threatened (NT)
  • Literature : K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. rumphii. Downloaded on 10 April 2021.

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