ABOVE: Flower buds and fruit of Arenga pinnata (Sugar Palm).  Arenga pinnata is common in Java where it is dispersed by Common Palm Civets. A. pinnata does not grow wild in Borneo where the equivalent ecological niche is occupied by Arenga undulatifolia. In Borneo  cultivated  A. pinnata is often found next to villages in Sarawak and Kalimantan.  Illustrations from www.plantillutrations.org 

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Bartels, E. (1964) The Common Palm Civet in Western Java