Details of record no: 74866

Raphia farinifera (Gaertn.) Hyl.

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Date: 7 Aug 2012
Recorder(s):J Stevens
Collector(s):
Determiner(s):J Stevens
Confirmer(s):MG Bingham
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Habitat:
Location: Ferme Randu, southwest Katanga Province, DRC
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo
Quarter Degree Square: 0922B4
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Altitude (metres): 1050
Notes: This Raphia farinifera occurs in our region many along swampy streams. An extremely useful palm: the fruits offer a highly valued oil for preparing food, the tree provides the best of all palm wines and with the sturdy stems of the very long leaves, people make beds, chairs, sofas, tables and toys. The petioles also serve in making roofs.
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Location Accuracy Code: 4

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Image: 21

Raphia farinifera
Species id:111960
Image id:21
Image number:25198
Photographer: J Stevens
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Image notes:This Raphia farinifera occurs in our region many along swampy streams. An extremely useful palm: the fruits offer a highly valued oil for preparing food, the tree provides the best of all palm wines and with the sturdy stems of the very long leaves, people make beds, chairs, sofas, tables and toys. The petioles also serve in making roofs.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Individual record no: 74866: Raphia farinifera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=74866, retrieved 17 October 2021

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