Corypha umbraculifera
Talipot Tal"i*pot, n. [Hind. t[=a]lp[=a]t the leaf of the tree.] (Bot.) A beautiful tropical palm tree ({Corypha umbraculifera}), a native of Ceylon and the Malabar coast. It has a trunk sixty or seventy feet high, bearing a crown of gigantic fan-shaped leaves which are used as umbrellas and as fans in ceremonial processions, and, when cut into strips, as a substitute for writing paper. [1913 Webster]

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