Caryota urens L.

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Caryota urens

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hotel Castelo Branco, Chimoio

Caryota urens

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hotel Castelo Branco, Chimoio

Caryota urens

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hotel Castelo Branco, Chimoio

Caryota urens

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hotel Castelo Branco, Chimoio

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Description: Small to medium-sized palm tree.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: urens: stinging, referring to the chemical properties in the fruit.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Caryota urens
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Caryota urens

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Caryota urens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Caryota urens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Caryota urens
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Caryota urens
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Caryota urens
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Caryota urens
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Caryota urens
iNaturalist: Caryota urens
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Caryota urens
JSTOR Plant Science: Caryota urens
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Caryota urens
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Caryota urens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Caryota urens
Plants of the World Online: Caryota urens
Tropicos: Caryota urens
Wikipedia: Caryota urens


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Caryota urens.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=207010, retrieved 31 January 2023

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