Borassus flabellifer

Borassus flabellifer L., Sp. Pl. 1187 1753. (syn. Borassus flabelliformis L.; ssus sundaicus Becc.; Borassus tunicatus Lour.; Lontarus domestica Gaertn.; Pholidocarpus tunicatus (Lour.) H.Wendl.);   bor-RAS-us — from the Greek borassos, referring to the date palm’s flower spike   fla-BEL-lif-er — fan-bearing, referring to the leaf   commonly known as: African fan palm, borassus palm, doub […]

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