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Palm for ID : 160511 : AK-2: Taken at Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai, Maharashtra on the 4th of Feb, 2011.

Corypha taliera Roxb. “Talier”

Happy to see this plant growing at Mumbai also! 
For those who don’t know, this plant has been classified by IUCN under the Red List, as being ‘Extinct in the wild’. 
Although being cultivated at A.J.C. Bose Botanic Garden (Indian Botanic Garden), Howrah and the Fairchild Tropical Garden, Florida, USA.

I think this to be Corypha macropoda, a non extinct palm found in India.

Just for you …, Corypha taliera was endemic to west Bengal, now gone but available in gardens.


Palm Tree for ID : Mumbai : 030612 : AK-2: A Palm tree at Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai on 11/4/12.

It was spreading out, not like the usual tall palms.
No fruits seen.

i guess Corypha sps.

This is very close to the Talipot Palm in Jijamata Udyan.
Somewhere below it, towards the right side.

I am waiting for it to flower…

Isn’t it Corypha utan Lamk.?

Owing to the blue hue on the plant, I thought of Bismarckia sp.

This has been identified by … as Corypha utan.
… had identified it correctly.

yes it looks like Corypha utans.
can have a comparative look for morphology here
Pictures taken at Jijamata Udyan in Mumbai on 11/4/12.

Posted earlier.

I think it’s a Corypha

Corypha utan

Yes, … Corypha utan validated by … Thanks for the id.


Posted on our group earlier.

Corypha taliera Roxb. suggested by …
For validation.


… identified it as Corypha macropoda in earlier thread.

Thanks for reminding me.
I will make the necessary changes.

… has validated this as Corypha utan.
Syn Corypha macropoda.



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