Tar

Botanical Name: Borassus flabellifer
English Name: Borassus flabellifer
Local Name: Tar

More Information

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Unique identification feature
  •   Borassus flabellifer, commonly known as doub palm, palmyra palm, tala palm, toddy palm, wine palm, or ice apple is native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, including Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines/ State tree of Tamil Nadu.
Unique identification feature
  •    Leaffall - EverygreenFlowering  - April to June Fruiting  - April to June 
Planting and Care
  •   The leaves are used for thatching.mats,baskets,fans,hats,umbrellas,and as writing material. The fruits are edible and toddy is used as country beverage. The fruit are raving high nutritional value.

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