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Dinesh Valke

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Arecaceae (palm family) » Areca catechu (syn. Areca faufel, Areca hortensis)


a-REEK-uh ... OR ... AR-ek-uh -- from vernacular name of the tree areca, used in Malabar coast
KAT-eh-choo -- from the Kannada name kachu, extract from the heartwood

commonly known as: areca-nut, betel nut • Bengali: সুপারি supari • Gujarati: ઍરિકૅ ayrike, સોપારી sopari • Hindi: चामरपुष्प chamarpushpa, गुवाक guvak, गूआ OR गुवा guwa, खपुर khapur, पूग pug, पूगी pugi, पुंगी pungi, सुपारी supari, उद्वेग udveg • Kannada: ಅಡಕೆ adake, ಅಡಿಕೆ adike • Konkani: पॉफळ pophala, सुपारी supari • Malayalam: കമുക് kamuk, കവുങ്ങ് kavung • Manipuri: ক্ৱা পাম্বী kwa pambi • Marathi: पोफळ pophal OR पोफळी pophali, पूग pug, पूगफल pugaphal, पुगीफल OR पुगीफळ pugiphala, सुपारी supari • Nepalese: सुपारि supari • Sanskrit: अकोटः akoth, चामरपुष्प chamarpushpa, गुवाकः guvakah, खपुर khapur, पूगफल pugaphal, पूगः pugh, पूगी pugi, उद्वेग udveg, वल्कतरुः valktaruh • Tamil: அடைக்காய் atai-k-kay, சகுந்தம் chakuntam, சாமரபுட்பம் chamara-putpam, கமுகு kamuku, கந்தி kanti, கூந்தற்கமுகு kuntar-kamaku, பூகம் pukam, விம்பு vimpu • Telugu: ఘోంట ghonta, ఖపురము khapuramu, క్రముకము kramukamu, పోక poka, పూగము pugamu

Native to: Philippines, exact native range obscure; cultivated in paleotropics


References:
 • Flowers of India ... http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Betel%20Palm.html
 • Wikipedia ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Areca_catechu
 • agroforestry.net ... http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Areca-catechu-betel-nut.pdf
 • NPGS / GRIN ... http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?3903
 • DDSA ... http://dsal.uchicago.edu/dictionaries/


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tanay bose

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Thanks for the post Dinesh ji
Tanay


On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 9:11 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:
Arecaceae (palm family) » Areca catechu (syn. Areca faufel, Areca hortensis)


a-REEK-uh ... OR ... AR-ek-uh -- from vernacular name of the tree areca, used in Malabar coast
KAT-eh-choo -- from the Kannada name kachu, extract from the heartwood

commonly known as: areca-nut, betel nut • Bengali: সুপারি supari • Gujarati: ઍરિકૅ ayrike, સોપારી sopari • Hindi: चामरपुष्प chamarpushpa, गुवाक guvak, गूआ OR गुवा guwa, खपुर khapur, पूग pug, पूगी pugi, पुंगी pungi, सुपारी supari, उद्वेग udveg • Kannada: ಅಡಕೆ adake, ಅಡಿಕೆ adike • Konkani: पॉफळ pophala, सुपारी supari • Malayalam: കമുക് kamuk, കവുങ്ങ് kavung • Manipuri: ক্ৱা পাম্বী kwa pambi • Marathi: पोफळ pophal OR पोफळी pophali, पूग pug, पूगफल pugaphal, पुगीफल OR पुगीफळ pugiphala, सुपारी supari • Nepalese: सुपारि supari • Sanskrit: अकोटः akoth, चामरपुष्प chamarpushpa, गुवाकः guvakah, खपुर khapur, पूगफल pugaphal, पूगः pugh, पूगी pugi, उद्वेग udveg, वल्कतरुः valktaruh • Tamil: அடைக்காய் atai-k-kay, சகுந்தம் chakuntam, சாமரபுட்பம் chamara-putpam, கமுகு kamuku, கந்தி kanti, கூந்தற்கமுகு kuntar-kamaku, பூகம் pukam, விம்பு vimpu • Telugu: ఘోంట ghonta, ఖపురము khapuramu, క్రముకము kramukamu, పోక poka, పూగము pugamu

Native to: Philippines, exact native range obscure; cultivated in paleotropics


References:
 • Flowers of India ... http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Betel%20Palm.html
 • Wikipedia ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Areca_catechu
 • agroforestry.net ... http://www.agroforestry.net/tti/Areca-catechu-betel-nut.pdf
 • NPGS / GRIN ... http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?3903
 • DDSA ... http://dsal.uchicago.edu/dictionaries/


~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Views attached from:
... Veermata Jijabai Bhonsale Udyan
... along Maharashtra SH 98

For more views: http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=Arecacatechu&w=91314344%40N00&m=tags



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