Actinorhytis calapparia (Blume) H.Wendl. & Drude ex Scheff., Ann. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg 1: 156 1876. (syn: Actinorhytis poamau Becc.; Areca calapparia Blume; Areca cocoides Griff.; Pinanga calapparia (Blume) H.Wendl. [Illegitimate]; Ptychosperma calapparia (Blume) Miq.; Seaforthia calapparia (Blume) Mart.);
Flora of Uttara Kannada | ID request – 26Nov10AR02: 9 posts by 7 authors; Attachments (7)
Local name. Ram Adike, Ramana Adike (areca);
Myristica magnifica (Fam. Myristicaceae)
(Hope the ID is correct)
Tall tree, 100 feet plus approx.; fruit size-large, 7cms approx;
Areca farm, Ameenahalli, Uttara Kannada
This should be a palm!! from Palmaceae.
I may be wrong but fruits in your hand is seems much bigger than the one on tree…
It is one of the Areca species, a kind of palm. The tree is not
I believe this is Areca plam
Terribly sorry for the citing the tree as – Myristica magnifica, an
Maybe Actinorhytis calapparia
I have doubts for Actinorhytis calapparia. This is not found in India.
I MAY BE WRONG THOUGH. Yes this is there in Indonesia!!
Secondly, I said the fruit may belong to a different plant not this palm.
I strongly feel this is Actinorhytis calapparia only. Previously this was known as Areca calapparia, Seaforthia elegans etc..
I agree, although the canopy shape is slightly different, to me it is Actinorhytis calapparia. In the past, we had a lot. But now it is hard to find, unless in the cemetery.
Gardening in India By George Marshall Woodrow, G Marshall (1999)
CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names … By Umberto Quattrocchi (2012- Details)