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  Pandanus amaryllifolius
 
  Family: PANDANACEAE
  Citation:  Pandanus amaryllifolius Roxb., Hort. Bengal. 71. 1814; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 719. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 900. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Biriyanichedi, Rambha
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  Description: Unbranched shrubs, reaching to 1-1.5 m tall, slightly leaning or erect stem with aerial root. Leaves light green, linear, sword like with pointed tip, apex abruptly rounded-acute, the lateral pleates obsolete, musky-scented. Juvenile leaves 30-65cm long and 2.5-4cm broad and the adult leaves are up to 115 cm long and 7-8 cm wide. Margins usually unarmed except at the extreme tip, There may be few minute prickles and also on the portion of the midrib. Midrib at base rarely with a few short distant retrose prickles are less than 1mm long.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting:
  District(s): Thrissur, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Cultivated
  Distribution: Native of Indonesia
  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: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: Yes
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