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Pandanus thwaitesii

Pandanus thwaitesii is a monocot species of plant in the Pandanaceae family. It is native to India, Sri Lanka.

In culture[edit]

"Dunu keyiya" (sinhala).

Leaves[edit]

linear, margins and midrib spiny, pleats thin, lateral and ventral; straw-colored spines.

Trunk[edit]

prop roots few.

Flowers[edit]

Inflorescence- male terminal, spikes, bracts yellow, glossy; female terminal, spikes, rachis zig-zag, bracts yellow, glossy.

Fruits[edit]

yellowish green syncarp, pendulous, globose, fetid, surface spiny.

Site[edit]

on summits of rocky hills of rain forests, scurb.

Uses[edit]

leaves- mats, boxes.

Source[edit]

References[edit]

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