Arenga Labill. ex DC.

Description of the genus

Derivation of name: from aren, the Japanese vernacular name for the sugar palm, Arenga pinnata.

Worldwide: Tropical & subtropical Asia to Northern Australia.

Zimbabwe: 4 cultivated taxa.

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engleri Becc.
obtusifolia Mart.
pinnata (Wurmb) Merr.
undulatifolia Becc.

Other sources of information about Arenga:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Arenga
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Arenga
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Arenga
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Arenga
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Arenga
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Arenga
JSTOR Plant Science: Arenga
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Arenga
Plants of the World Online: Arenga
Tropicos: Arenga
Wikipedia: Arenga

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Arenga., retrieved 29 May 2023

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