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Corypha taliera

Synonyms: Corypha careyana; Corypha martiana; Taliera bengalensis; Taliera tali

Wikipedia Abstract

Corypha taliera is a species of palm, originally native Myanmar (Burma) and to the Bengal region of India and Bangladesh, but now very close to extinction. First discovered by British botanist William Roxburg. this species is red listed in IUCN. On October 18, 2008, Daily Prothom Alo reported that the plant is about to bloom. According to botanists, the plant will die after it blooms. It flowered in 2010 and died in 2012. On October 22, 2008, Daily Naya Diganta and Daily Jaijaidin reported that there are a few more plants still remaining at the Adward Park, Bogra, Bangladesh.
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Endangered Species

Status: Extinct in the wild
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Distribution

India (West Bengal) to Myanmar;

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