Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Monday, December 5, 2022

Worth the wait

 

 

 

Corypha umbraculifera (Kudappana in local parlance). Which is said to have the largest inflorescence in the world, in full bloom at the city zoo. The palm blooms once in 60 years and dies shortly after bearing fruits.

 

 

 

 

Source: The Hindu Thiruvananthapuram, 26.09.2021, pg.5.