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Acanthophoenix rubra (Barbel palm)

Synonyms: Areca cincta; Areca herbstii; Areca rubra; Calamus dealbatus; Calamus verschaffeltii; Sublimia centennina

Wikipedia Abstract

The Barbel palm (Acanthophoenix rubra) is a critically endangered palm endemic to Mauritius, Rodrigues, and La Reunion that is prized for its edible palm hearts.
View Wikipedia Record: Acanthophoenix rubra

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Acanthophoenix rubra


Allergen Potential [1]  Medium


Mauritius, SE. Réunion;



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