There are a number of synonymous scientific names for salak such as Salacca edulis and Salacca rumphii, but I am glad that the current consensus is Salacca zalacca. I’ve been reciting it to anyone who will listen all day long.
Botany Photo of the Day: In science, beauty. In beauty, science. Daily.
Submitting a Photo
We currently accept photos submitted through a Flickr group, our garden forums, or email. Please see The Photographs for more details.
Alberta Arizona Asparagaceae Asparagales Asteraceae Asterales Australia British Columbia California Canada Caryophyllales Colombia Ericaceae Ericales Fabaceae Fabales Gentianales Hawaii Lamiaceae Lamiales Liliaceae Liliales Malpighiales Manitoba Mexico Myrtales named by Linnaeus New South Wales Oregon Papaveraceae Photo by Daniel Pinaceae Poales Ranunculales Rosaceae Rosales San Francisco Sapindaceae Sapindales Scotland UBC Botanical Garden USA via Email via Flickr Washington