Palm is a summer tree of Asia and Africa. The fruit of this tree is also called palm. They are a flowering plant of the genus Eurasia and belong to the genus Borussia. They are native to Central Africa.
The palm tree is one of the tallest trees in the palm genus that can grow up to 30 feet in height. The palm leaves spread like wings so the palm trees of the genus Borasus are collectively called fan-palms.
The palm is a popular tree in many parts of the Indian subcontinent because almost all of its parts are used to make things, almost nothing can be thrown away.
Palm leaves are used to make house shades, hand fans, palm leaf mats, mats, drawing pots, writing books, coils, dolls etc.
Houses, boats, house boats etc. are also made with palm stems.
Palm fruits and seeds are both Bengali food. Palm fuluri is made from the thick extract of palm fruit. Palm seeds are also eaten as lepa or "palm kernels". Juice is also collected from the trunk of the palm tree and from it molasses, patali, candy, tari (a type of distilled wine) etc. are made. Rhythm contains vitamins A, B and C, zinc, potassium, iron and many more minerals including calcium. It also has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory ingredients. However, soft palms should be bought when buying palms. Because more mature rhythms are difficult to digest.