areca

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any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts

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Two areca palms, laden with betel nuts, jut toward the canopy of tree tops where a riot of shapes and textures fans out like fireworks.
It is named Binglanggu because it is formed by a valley, several kilometres long, covered with thousands of areca palms and lush jungle on both slopes.
Betel nuts (Visayan bonga or fruit) come from areca palms and are cut up into small sections, sprinkled with lime (nganga) from ground shells (usually talaba), and wrapped neatly in the betel piper leaves.