Art in Wetlands

Sharing nature through art

nipah palm December 2, 2013

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nipah palm

The fruits of this palm is called attap chee in the local language, used in iced desserts. This palm grows well in back mangroves in our wetlands. The leaves are used for roof thatches. The sap is fermented into an intoxication beverage called toddy. Ethanol is also a product of the sap.

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