Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Daemonorops jenkinsiana - Major Jenkins' Rattan Palm
Edible Portion: Shoots, Palm Heart, Cabbage, Fruit
A rattan or vine. It forms dense clumps. It can be climbing and 25 m long. The stems can be 6 cm across. The leaf sheaths are yellowish green with brown to red hairs. The leafy stalks are 3 m long. There are 55-100 narrow leaflets on each side. The leaves have stout spines. There are several leaflets. The fruit are round or oval and yellowish brown. They are 2 cm long and 2 cm across.