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  Areca triandra
 
  Family: ARECACEAE/PALMAE
  Citation:  Areca triandra Roxb. ex Buch.-Ham., Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 5: 310 1826.
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  Description: Cluster forming, bushy palms. Stem is about 3 m high, very slender with about 3 cm in diam. at base. Leaves pinnate, arching, 1-1.5 m long, leaflets, fairly broad, terminal leaflets jointed. Inflorescence interfoliar, covered with a bract, to 40 cm long when unopened, flower branches white to pale yellow, male flowers minute, creamy white, fragrant, female flowers larger than male flowers. Fruit orange or scarlet coloured.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): All Districts
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  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Native of Andamans to Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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