Etymology- Borassus flabellifer

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nivi tha

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14-Jun-2010, 2:31:19 am14/06/10
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Etymology no 11.Borassus flabellifer- Aracaceae

Borassus -
spike flower(Greek)

flabellifer
- fan bearer (refer to its leaf)

State tree of Tamil Nadu.
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Selvalakshmi S.
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Bharathiar University,
Coimbatore,
Tamil Nadu.

tanay bose

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14-Jun-2010, 8:22:45 am14/06/10
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Thanks for sharing the fact!!
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Dinesh Valke

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14-Jun-2010, 11:52:37 am14/06/10
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Borassus flabellifer ... is commonly known as: African fan palm, borassus palm, doub palm, great fan palm, lontar palm, palmyra palm, ron palm, tala palm, tal-palm, toddy palm, wine palm • Bengali: তাল taala • Gujarati: તાડ taad • Hindi: ताड़ taada, ताल tala, त्रृणराज trinaraaj • Kannada: ಓಲೆಗರಿ olegari, ತಾಳೆಗರಿ taalegari, ತಾಟಿನಿಮ್ಗು taatinimgu • Konkani: इरोळ eroal • Malayalam: കരിമ്പന karimpana • Marathi: ताड taada • Sanskrit: महातः mahatah, तलः or तालः talah, तन्तुनिर्यासः tantuniyosah, तृणम्केतुः tranam-ketuh, तृणम्राजः tranam-raj, तृणम् इन्द्रः trnam-indrah• Tamil: பனை panai • Telugu: తాటి చెట్టు tatichettu • Urdu: تاڙ taad


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tanay bose

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14-Jun-2010, 11:54:00 am14/06/10
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Dinesh Ji you posted this plant couple of weeks ago
Tanay

Prashant awale

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14-Jun-2010, 1:02:19 pm14/06/10
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Dear Dinesh,
I think, It will be good to have plant pic in this thread to make sure that thread is complete in all respect..
regards
Prashant

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 9:22 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:

Dinesh Valke

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14-Jun-2010, 1:18:07 pm14/06/10
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Would have liked to do that, dear Prashant ... hectic with office work, therefore sometime later for sure.
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Muthu Karthick

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15-Jun-2010, 1:30:34 am15/06/10
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On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 10:48 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:
Would have liked to do that, dear Prashant ... hectic with office work, therefore sometime later for sure.
Regards.
On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 10:32 PM, Prashant awale <pka...@gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Dinesh,
I think, It will be good to have plant pic in this thread to make sure that thread is complete in all respect..
regards
Prashant

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 9:22 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:
Borassus flabellifer ... is commonly known as: African fan palm, borassus palm, doub palm, great fan palm, lontar palm, palmyra palm, ron palm, tala palm, tal-palm, toddy palm, wine palm • Bengali: তাল taala • Gujarati: તાડ taad • Hindi: ताड़ taada, ताल tala, त्रृणराज trinaraaj • Kannada: ಓಲೆಗರಿ olegari, ತಾಳೆಗರಿ taalegari, ತಾಟಿನಿಮ್ಗು taatinimgu • Konkani: इरोळ eroal • Malayalam: കരിമ്പന karimpana • Marathi: ताड taada • Sanskrit: महातः mahatah, तलः or तालः talah, तन्तुनिर्यासः tantuniyosah, तृणम्केतुः tranam-ketuh, तृणम्राजः tranam-raj, तृणम् इन्द्रः trnam-indrah• Tamil: பனை panai • Telugu: తాటి చెట్టు tatichettu • Urdu: تاڙ taad



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Yazdy Palia

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15-Jun-2010, 12:47:25 pm15/06/10
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For the time being how about this link?
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/59960/
Regards
Yazdy.
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