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Noun1.Corypha - large fan palms of tropical Asia to AustraliaCorypha - large fan palms of tropical Asia to Australia
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
Corypha gebanga, Corypha utan, gebang palm - large-leaved palm of Malay to Philippines and northern Australia; leaves used for thatching or plaiting into containers
Corypha umbraculifera, talipot, talipot palm - tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper
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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.
Also, Agave has the largest inflorescence in the plant kingdom, up to 10 m high and more (Gentry, 1982, page 36); but also some Furcraea species (an Agavaceae closely related to Agave, Garcia-Mendoza, 2001, page 26) and some palms (as Corypha elata, C.
1B) without plegmata; corypha with 4 or 5 long stout setae; haptomeral region with cone-like process, with a curved row of 10-12 heli, 5-8 long and medium size setae irregularly placed behind row; acanthoparia with 5 or 6 small to medium setae; chaetoparia with 33-54 setae; dexiotorma long, laetorma short and pternotorma small and rounded; nesia with sensorial cone; haptolachus without sensillae below cone.
80, con epizygum alargado irregular pardo oscuro, haptomerum con 3-4 heli bien pronunciados, cada plegmatium formado con 7-7 plegmata poco visibles, acanthoparia con 6-7 sedas espiniformes cortas, corypha con 6 sedas, acroparia con 20 sedas, pedium amplio.
2) One other palm species has an earlier history of use for manuscripts in South and Southeast Asia: talipot palms (Corypha umbraculifera and Corypha utan).
Following Dransfield (1981), we may distinguish five palm genera that have been part of the flora of adjacent parts of Sunda and Sahul since the Cretaceous, and that yield pith (or sago) which has been historically harvested by human populations: Metroxylon, Arenga, Corypha, Caryota and Eugeissona.
Ademas de los generos Sabal y Washington, los estomas son igualmente numerosos en ambas superficies en palmas de los generos Butia, Phoenix, Corypha y otras coryphoides (Tomlinson 1990).