This is Calamus
species. commonly called as 'Rattans'
On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Rakesh <dineshel...@live.in>
Picture taken in Dudhwa NP (U.P.) 24.03.2008. Found in abundance throught
the jungle. It is different from the normal palm that we grow in our gardens.
Main stem is slender having a tendency to creep. Thorns are present in the
leaves. Locally it is referred as 'Tiger palm'.
Muthu Karthick, N
Junior Research Fellow
Care Earth Trust
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