Corypha utan


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Noun1.Corypha utan - large-leaved palm of Malay to Philippines and northern Australia; leaves used for thatching or plaiting into containers
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
Corypha, genus Corypha - large fan palms of tropical Asia to Australia
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21) Indeed in a very recent article, Perumal (2012:159) notes that Corypha utan is a third type of palm leaf used as a writing support in Tamilnadu, South India, in addition to Corypha umbracullifera and Borassus flabellifer, while Nypa is notably absent.
As long as no other sources are found that contain references to nipah, one should rely on the term gebang (Corypha gebanga, Corypha utan Lam.
Interestingly, in this table, Corypha umbraculifera and Corypha utan are considered to be the same.