Etymology- Caryota urens

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nivi tha

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Jun 9, 2010, 5:45:39 AM6/9/10
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Etymology no.10- Caryota urens- Aracaceae.

Caryota- 'Caryotos'- nut-like and refers to the hard - seeded fruit.

urens- stinging property.

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Dinesh Valke

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Jun 9, 2010, 6:09:25 AM6/9/10
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.... commonly known as: bastard sago tree, fishtail palm, jaggery palm, toddy palm, wine palm • Hindi: बन खजूर ban-khajur, माड़ी mari • Kannada: ಬಯ್ನೆ bayne • Konkani: बिरलोमाड birlomaad • Malayalam: ചൂണ്ടപ്പന cuuntappana • Marathi: भेरली माड bherli-maad, सुरमाड sur-maad • Oriya: salap • Sanskrit: श्रीताल sritalah • Tamil: கூந்தற்பனை kuntaypanai, திப்பிலிப்பனை tippili-p-panai • Telugu: జిలుగు jeelugu


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Anand Kumar Bhatt

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Jun 10, 2010, 12:46:57 PM6/10/10
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Only sometime back it has been discussed. The tree is more famous for its sap juice which is know as sulfi in Bastar. Ask Pankaj (Oudhia) about it.
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