Jan 16, 2011, 1:42:49 AM1/16/11
Sending photos of date palm.
Name : Phoenix dactylifera
Common name of fruit : Date (English) Khajur (Hindi)
Place : Mount Abu, Rajasthan
Date : 14.11.2010
Others : Seen in arid areas of Gujerat and Rajasthan.
Date fruit is considered as an ideal food containing most of the essential nutrients like pottassium.
The flowers of the date palm are edible. Seeds of date are ground and mixed in flour during the time of scarcity.
Date palms are tapped for the sweet sap called Nira which is converted to palm jaggery.