Definition of Corypha umbraculifera
1. Noun. Tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper.
Generic synonyms: Fan Palm
Group relationships: Corypha, Genus Corypha
Terms within: Buntal, Ola, Olla
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Literary usage of Corypha umbraculifera
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1. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"... SINGH., corypha umbraculifera, Linn. ... Tali, BKNG., corypha umbraculifera, Linn. Tali, also Shi.sam and Sisam of Panjab, ..."