Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn.

 
  • Family : STRELITZIACEAE
    (BIRD OF PARADISE)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Strelitziaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn.
  • Common name : Traveller's Palm
  • Habit : Shrub (Palm like )
  • Comments / notes : Often cultivated in gardens.
  • Key identification features : An elegant palm like tree with a fan like crown and a pseudo-stem
  • Flower, Fruit : September-May
  • Native : Madagascar
  • World Distribution : Planted in tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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=Ravenala madagascariensis. Downloaded on 22 September 2019.

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