Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Monocotyledon Literature for Pritchardia lanigera
Hodel, 2007..
   Arecaceae -- The Palm Family Bibliography
      Pritchardia lanigera
General Information
Distribution In the Hawaiian Islands, endemic to Hawai`i.















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HabitatWet forest
Elevation500-1,400 m
Habit
To 15 m tall; proximal margins of petiole with moderate fibers.
Leaves
Leaf blade slightly undulate to nearly flat, divided 2/5-1/2, abaxial surface incompletely covered with scattered lepidia, segment tips stiff.
Flowers
Inflorescences composed of 1-3 panicles, equaling or exceeding petioles in flower, exceeding petioles but shorter than leaf blades in fruit, panicles branched to 2 orders, rachillae permanently clothed with dense, reddish brown, cottony or woolly indumentum.
Fruit
Fruits 35-55 x 30-40 mm, globose to ellipsoid.
Contributor
Nancy Khan