"Borassus" Quotes from Famous Books
... 68. BORASSUS FLABELLIFORMIS.—The Palmyra palm. The parts of this tree are applied to such a multitude of purposes that a poem in the Tamil language, although enumerating eight hundred uses, does not exhaust the catalogue. In old trees the wood becomes hard and ...
— Catalogue of Economic Plants in the Collection of the U. S. Department of Agriculture • William Saunders
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