Genus – Phoenix

Name Phoenix pusilla
Family Arecaceae
Common names Indi, wild date palm, ඉඳි
Origin Native
Habit Shrub
Climatic zone D
IUCN IUCN not assessed
Comment Synonymously called P zeylanica and P. farinifera. Also found in South India.
Reference

22-15-2p

Name Phoenix sylvestris
Family Arecaceae
Common names Date, Rata Indi, ඉඳි,  රට ඉඳි
Origin Native
Habit Small tree
Climatic zone Planted
NCS
IUCN
Comment Grows in india. Closely related to P. dactylifera which is cultivated in Middle
Reference Newton et al.:Phoenix in India, PALMS Vol. 57(1) 2013

22-15-3p

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