Menglai Caryota Urens Forest in Cangyuan County, Lincang
Chinese Name: 勐来董棕林
English Name: Menglai Caryota Urens Forest in Cangyuan County, Lincang
Location: located in the scenic region of Thousand-meter Picturesque Gallery
Opening Time: 08:00-18:00
Caryota Urens Forest is distributed along Cangyuan Cliff Painting Valley, about 20 kilometers. Caryota urens is a kind of valuable,ornamental plants protected by Chinese government. Caryota urens is a species of flowering plant in the palm family from the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia and China where they grow in fields and rainforest clearings. The epithet urens is Latin for “stinging” alluding to the chemicals in the fruit. Its leaf is used as fishing rod after trimming the branches of the leaf and drying. The Caryota urens grows in the valley in a large scale, its leaves are rustling in the wind. The large area of the Caryota urens is an unique picturesque scenery in Yahua Valley.