Areca catechu dwarf

COMMON NAME

​Betel nut palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

​​The fruit flesh on the seed has psychoactive properties (stimulating effects) and in South-east Asia is used as such by chewing on the fruit.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Tropical Pacific, Asia, and parts of east Africa

NATIVE HABITAT

​​Almost always exists in cultivation; therefore, conditions of its natural habitat are difficult to assess.

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

palmpedia.net

llifle.com



Areca catechu dwarf