Mangalore Talipot Palm

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Bodhi Leaf Mangalore Talipot Palm

This huge, beautiful palm in a green corner of downtown Mangalore flowered- for the first and only time in its life- the day that the landowner died, and will die itself soon after

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  • Common name: Golden Talipot Palm: This palm tree has the largest flower cluster of any plant on Earth, growing like a large golden mop
  • Botanical species: Corypha umbraculifera
  • Botanical family : Arecaceae [Palm]


  • Latitude: 12.882172 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 74.844286 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 16.7 metres above sea level

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Diplomat Native Flowering 

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For the landmarked tree named Mangalore Talipot Palm , the database reference code is: f006.

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