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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Thus we see that in India, too, two types of palm leaves are used as writing materials, one identical to lontar, the other a close relative of gebang (Corypha utan or Corypha gebanga).
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.) to designate the palm-leaf writing support that is written on with ink, not incised with a knife or stylus.
Interestingly, in this table, Corypha umbraculifera and Corypha utan are considered to be the same.