nipa palm


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Noun1.nipa palm - any creeping semiaquatic feather palm of the genus Nipa found in mangrove swamps and tidal estuaries; its sap is used for a liquor; leaves are used for thatch; fruit has edible seeds
nipa - made from sap of the Australasian nipa palm
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
genus Nipa, genus Nypa, Nipa, Nypa - monotypic genus of palms of Australasia
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At the foot of big, towering trees, trunkless nipa palms rose from the mud of the bank, in bunches of leaves enormous and heavy, that hung unstirring over the brown swirl of eddies.
If paddleboarding through nipa palm forests, bathing in Teuk Chhou rapids, waterfalls and zip lining aren't enough excitement and nature for you when visiting Kampot town, then Daung Te resort may just provide you with that adrenaline fix you crave.
"For hundreds of years, indigenous populations in the Philippines and Indonesia have been tapping the sweet, sugary sap of palm trees and feeding them to animals as their primary energy source," he told the BusinessMirror, and added that nipa palm can be considered as feeds for livestock.
She also uses the toddy expressed from the nipa palm (tuba sa nipa) to cook duck and a soup of glutinous rice called basa-basa.
nipae, a type of nipa palm hispid beetle originated in Malaysia through transcriptomic and polymorphic study, and tested the genetic differences of two Fujian O.
According to the essay on colonial Manila, it 'was two cities: a city of stone and wood largely inhabited by Spaniards, and a city of nipa palm and bamboo where the indigenous peoples mainly lived' (p.
According to the Department of Agriculture and the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), the government has established a distillation facility in the village of Binonoan in Infanta, Quezon that could convert sap taken from the nipa palm into fuel that runs piston engines such as those used by agricultural hand tractors, pump boats and electricity generators.
However cheaper and renewable materials have been used for the removal of metals from effluents which include biomasses like nipa palm, Manihot esculenta Crantz, sea weed, and Medicago sativa [4-7].
The nipa palm hispid beetle, Octodonta nipae (Maulik) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), which was originated in Malaysia, is an alien pest on palm plants in southern China [1].
It was about Eddie Marcelino who harvests the sap from sasa (nipa palm trees), and ferments this to become sukang sasa.
Sukang Paombong, made in the Bulacan town by the river called Paombong, is obtained from the flowers of the nipa palm. Fernandez wrote about the vinegar for her book, 'Tikim: Essays on Philippine Culture' (Anvil Publishing, 1994).