Details of record no: 74866

Raphia farinifera (Gaertn.) Hyl.

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Record details:

Date: 07 Aug 2012
Recorder(s):J Stevens
Collector(s):
Determiner(s):J Stevens
Confirmer(s):MG Bingham
Herbarium:
Habitat:
Location: Ferme Randu, southwest Katanga Province, DRC
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo
Quarter Degree Square: 0922B4
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FZ Divisions (Flora Zambesiaca):
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Altitude (metres): 1050
Notes: This Raphia farinifera occurs in our region many along swampy streams. An extremely useful palm: the fruits offer a highly valued oil for preparing food, the tree provides the best of all palm wines and with the sturdy stems of the very long leaves, people make beds, chairs, sofas, tables and toys. The petioles also serve in making roofs.
Latitude, Longitude: -9.317561, 22.931994
Location Accuracy Code: 4

Map of species record

Images:

Image: 21

Raphia farinifera
Species id:111960
Image id:21
Image number:25198
Photographer: J Stevens
Picture labelKatanga Province, DRC
Aug 2012
Photo: Jos Stevens
Code 1 if image of a herbarium specimen:0
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Image notes:This Raphia farinifera occurs in our region many along swampy streams. An extremely useful palm: the fruits offer a highly valued oil for preparing food, the tree provides the best of all palm wines and with the sturdy stems of the very long leaves, people make beds, chairs, sofas, tables and toys. The petioles also serve in making roofs.

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Individual record no: 74866: Raphia farinifera.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=74866, retrieved 21 April 2021

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