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.