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corypha umbraculifera pamplemousses botanical garden also known as talipot457 viewsThe Talipot Palm has not only a unique living pattern but also many unique features. Since ancient times for instance, its young leaves have been used as paper. As a matter of fact, a large part of the original Buddhist scripture was recorded on Talipot Palm leaves.
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Talipot Palm Tree


Native of tropical Sri Lanka and India where it is widely cultivated, this largest of the fan palm trees grows up to 25 metres of height. It may live as long as 75 years before it flowers and bears fruit, which it does just once in its life. Read more and see more abount the Talipo Palm Tree in the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden Mauritius!

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