Scientific name

Nypa fruticans


4-9 meters tall palm tree. Trunkless. Looks as if leaves come out of ground surface directly.

Distributed from Oceania to India. Nypa fruticans in Funaura of Iriomote Island are recognized by the Japanese government as a natural monument.

Leaves are used for thatching roofs, making sunshades, mats and baskets, etc.
 

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