Caryota obtusa Griff., Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 5: 480 1845. (syn: Caryota gigas Hahn ex Hodel [Invalid]; Caryota obtusidentata Griff.; Caryota rumphiana var. indica Becc.);
Arunachal Pradesh to China (S. Yunnan) and Indo-China (from WCSP)
MS,May,2015/02 Caryota sp. for ID : 10 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Location : Darlawn, Mizoram
Date : 12/05/2015
Habit : Large palm
Habitat : Both wild & cultivated
Caryota species in eFIoraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available)
This looks like the Jaggery Palm, Caryota urens. But we will wait for the experts to advise.
Please check if we have Caryota urens L., for there is one C. obtusa Griff. which maybe present in the region (ref. FBI, 6:422) and FoC informs it is the species which was misidentified as C. urens L.
I mean Please check if we have Caryota urens L., in wild.
Thank you very much for these additional plates. I am no expert. To me, the 2nd plate looks like C. maxima Blume ex Mart., since leaves are borne along upper half of stem.
That I do not know … Attached herewith the FBI entry, please check if this helps. Also KEW herb of C. obtusa –
Thank you very much & attached another pic. (No.4)