The double coconut (Lodoicea maldivica) palm species bears the largest seed in the world. Coco de mer, the seed of the Lodoicea maldivica can reach about 12 inches (30 cm) long and weigh up to 25 kg. This unique species is also the longest surviving palm which can live for as long as 1,000 years. This rare tree can be found in only two of the 115 Seychelles islands. Recently, Scientists at the Indian Botanical Garden in West Bengal have carried out artificial pollination of the Lodoicea maldivica.
Of which species of plant found on the floors of east Asian forests from eastern India, Indochina, China and Japan have 93 species been formally described, and, it is speculated, there may be 200 to 300?
Which flowering plant in the pea family, cultivated as feed for cattle, horses, sheep, and goats, is known in the UK, Australia and New Zealand as lucerne, as lucerne grass in south Asia and as Kuthirai Masal in Tamil?