Corypha taliera

From Pacsoa
Jump to: navigation, search
Welcome to the PACSOA Palms and Cycads wiki !

If you have any information about this plant, please help by updating this article. Once you are registered you can contribute, change, or correct the text, and even add photos on this page. Click on the edit tab above and play around. Any mistake can be easily corrected, so don't be afraid.

Figure 1. C. taliera


Conservation Status:

[[www.iucnredlist.orgappsredlistdetails384930" Extinct in the wild

Common Names:


Distribution & Habitat:

West Bengal to Myanmar


A massive, solitary, palm with a hapaxanthic mode of growth (the plant dies after setting seed). It has a greyish trunk up to 27 metres (90 feet) tall, with large, partially segmented, palmate leaves up to 3 metres (9 feet) across, on the end of 3 metre (9 feet) long petiole, armed with black teeth. These are one of the largest palmate leaves of any plant.


Likes a sunny, warm (tropical/sub-tropical) position, with plenty of water. Moderately slow growing.

Contributed by:

Kyle Wicomb (Figure 1)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

Google, Google Images, Flickr, PACSOA Forums, PalmTalk