Author: Jan Scholten
English: fishtail palms; Solitary fishtail palm; Toddy palm; Wine palm.
Name: from shape of their leaves.Jaggery palm.
Sanskrit: Moha-karin, meaning delusion maker.
Name: urens is Latin for stinging, which the fruit is.
Genus: 15 species.
Region: Asia, China, India, Indonesia, northern Australia, South Pacific.
Use: to make jaggery, an unrefined sugar, and palm wine.
Botany: palm trees, leaves bipinnate; habitat mountain, fields, rainforest clearings, warm mediterranean, subtropical, tropical climates.