|Adonidia Palm Quick Facts|
|Scientific Name:||Adonidia merrillii|
|Origin||Palawan and neighbouring islands in the Philippines and east Coast of Sabah in East Malaysia|
|Colors||Pale green to red|
|Shapes||Ovoid, 3–4 cm long, beaked|
Stems are upright, solitary and grey which grows 7 m tall and 25-30 cm in diameter and ringed with crowded leaf scars that fades with age.
Flowers and fruits
Flowers are unisexual, small and creamy white. Flowers are then followed by pale green fruits which are ovoid and measures 3-3.5 cm. Fruits ripen in December.
- Fruits are used as a substitute for betel nuts.
- Fruits can be consumed raw.