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  Calamus nagbettai
 
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  Family: ARECACEAE/PALMAE
  Citation:  Calamus nagbettai Fernandez & Dey, Indian J. For. 96: 225. 1970; Sasidh. & Anto, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 21: 247. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 353. 1997; Renuka, Palms Kerala 28. 1999.
  Malayalam Name(s): Nagabetha
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  English name(s):
  Description: Clustering canes, to 15 m long and 4.5 cm across with leaf sheaths. Leaves to 4 m long. cirrus to 1.5 m long; petiole to 40 cm long. Rachis and petiole with ca. 2 cm long sharp spines. Sheaths yellowish-green, lower half densely spiny, spines triangular, black, in groups of 2 or 3, intermingled with shorter spines, young sheaths brown tomentose.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-June
  District(s): Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 1000-1500
  Localities: Kallar, Umayan hills
   
 
   
 
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