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  Livistona chinensis
 
  Family: ARECACEAE/PALMAE
  Citation:  Livistona chinensis (Jacq.) R.Br. ex Mart., Hist. Nat. Palm. 3: 240. 1838. Latania chinensis Jacq., Fragm. Bot. 16. 1801. Saribus chinensis (Jacq.) Blume, Rumphia 2: 48. 1838.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Chinese fan palm, Chinese fountain palm
  Description: Stem solitary, to 15 m long and 20-25 cm in diameter. Leaves costapalmate, to 3 m long, about 20 per crown, leaf blade deeply segmented, tip of the segments deeply forked, with two pendulous tips which form a fringe around the leaf. Petiole slender, basal part with spines on the margins. Inflorescence interfoliar, flowers bisexual. Ripe fruits ovoid, bluish green and glossy.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikkode, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as ornamental palm
  Distribution: South China to Vietnam, Temperate East Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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