Arenga engleri

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    Arenga engleri @ Kagoshima
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    Arenga engleri @ Kagoshima

Basic information

Flower Name
Arenga engleri
Formal Name
Arenga engleri
Alias
Formosa palm, Taiwan arenga palm, dwarf sugar palm
Habitat
Amami, Taiwan
Morph
Evergreen shrub

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What is Arenga engleri

Taiwan arenga palm, scientific name:Arenga engleri , is an evergreen shrub of the department Arecaceae of Arenga genus native to Taiwan. Cover the stem Brown fibrous leaf shoots. Strong rope and nets, broom is made from the fiber. Is Monoecious, male and female have different flowers. Late spring-brush to give the small flower panicles in early summer of more than one. 3 flower oval in Orange capsule-shaped flower buds and flowers are fragrant and, during the numerous white stamens. Flowers attract many insects. Female odorless Brown spherical, diameter 1 cm is. The fruit is astringent and is not edible.

Common names: Taiwan arenga palm , scientific name:Arenga engleri, aka:Formosa palm, Taiwan arenga palm, dwarf sugar palm, origin: Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands, From the lowland of limestone Habitat: forest, environment mountain, height: 3-5 m, serrated foliage color: dark green, leaf is the leaf; 300 cm, petioles: 1 m, leaves, pinnately compound leaves, leaf numbers: 20-40 against the Monoecious, flowering period: May-June, paniculate inflorescences form, fruit: drupe, fruit color: yellow orange-red, Fruit shape: oval shaped, fruit diameter: 1-2 cm, use: rope, net, brooms, toys, folk, ritual

Detailed information

Order
Arecales
Family
Arecaceae
Genus
Arenga
Species
A. engleri
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
3petals
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical areaOkinawa Specific area
Color
Orange, Yellow
Season
MayJun
Height
300 ~ 500 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1.2

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