by Aarti S Khale, Pankaj Kumar & Alka Khare (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details,
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Sealing Wax Palm; 

Arecaceae: Cyrtostachys renda Blume: Cyrtostachys renda Blume Bull. Sci. Phys. Nat. Néerl. 66. 1838.
Family: Arecaceae
Location: TBGRI, Thiruvananthapuram
Camera: Nikon D300 + 18 – 200mm Nikkor
Distribution: Peninsular Malaysia, southern Thailand, Borneo, Sumatra
Grown in gardens in India.
Common names: Sealing wax palm, lipstick palm, pinang raja (Malaysia)
1. Image of the plant in flower
2. Protologue page 66



Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: August 1 to 14, 2014 : Arecaceae : Cyrtostachys renda : Cochin : 130814 : AK-15 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).  

Seen outside Cochin Airport.

Common name Sealing Wax Palm.

It is also called Red Palm



Attached is a picture of Cyrtostachys renda captured at Sagar Upvan in February 2013.
Requested to please validate the ID.


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