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  Nypa fruticans
 
  Family: ARECACEAE/PALMAE
  Citation:  Nypa fruticans Wurmb, Verh. Batav. Genootsch. Kunsten 1: 349. 1779. Nipa fructicans Thunb., Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 3: 231. 1782.
  Malayalam Name(s): Njettipana
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Nipa palm, Mangrove palm
  Description:
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Ernakulam, Thrissur, Kozhikkode, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Planted in the coastal mangrove areas and also grown in gardens
  Distribution: Coastal areas of Indo-Pacific region
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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