gebang palm


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Noun1.gebang palm - 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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Hinzler (1993:438) quotes Cox (1931) in the opening to her article on palm leaf manuscripts in Bali, adding that the gebang palm was, at least in the 1930s, very rare in Bali, whereas lontar palms grew abundantly in dry areas.