Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Monocotyledon)
Family : Arecaceae
Genus : Phoenix
Species : humilis Royle
Common Name
English Name : Dwraf date palm
Hindi Name : Khajuri
Manipuri Name : Thangtup
Other Details
Habit : Profuse small tree
Parts Use : Root, fruit and stem pith
Preparation : The fruit is used as food stuff. Pith is extracted. Fruit is edible, leaf used in making hand fan, dinning table mat, etc.
Mode of use : Fresh & Pith extract
Ingredients : Plant contents galactose and galacturonic acid.
Ailment Treated : Fruits are sweet and edible, pith from the upper portion of stem eaten. Roots and pith of young stems are used as aperients.
Source : Wild/cultivated as ornamentals.