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Borassus (Borassus Palm) is a genus of woody plants in the family palms. They are listed as endangered by IUCN. Flowers are visited by Liotrigona parvula. Individuals can grow to 4 m.

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  • Definition: a plant that produces wood as its structural tissue. Wood is a structural cellular adaptation that allows woody plants to grow from above ground stems year after year, thus making some woody plants the largest and tallest terrestrial plants. Wood is usually primarily composed of xylem cells with cell walls made of cellulose and lignin
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of borassus palm. View this species on GBIF