Scientific name

Pandanus tectorius


It grows 4-10 meters in height. Above-ground roots are shaped like octopus legs. Popularly seen on the seashores of tropics and subtropics. Male and female trees grow separately. Ripen fruit is orange in color.

This species is called "Adan" in Okinawa, and is also found in tropical Asia and Oceania.

When thorns are removed, leaves are used to make mattresses, sandals and so on.
 

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