Caryota mitis

Caryota mitis Lour.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native, Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Clustering palm.

Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Forest edge; 2011.

Habitat: Lowland rainforest, secondary forest and disturbed places.

Distribution:  Andaman and Nicobar islands, Camobodia, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Borneo, Jav, Peninsular Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sulawesi and Sumatra.

Other Information:

Common Name: Fishtail Palm.


Henderson, A. 2009. Palms of Southern Asia. Princeton University Press. 199 pp.


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