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

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HabitatMoist to wet forests on steep slopes
Elevation150-600 m
To 10 m tall; proximal margins of petiole sparsely to moderately fibrous.
Leaf blade nearly flat, divided 1/2, abaxial surface incompletely covered with scattered lepidia, segment tips stiff or only slightly drooping in shade.
Inflorescences composed of 1-3 panicles, shorter than to equaling petioles in flower and fruit, panicles branched to 2 (or 37) orders, rachillae glabrous.
Fruits 17-23 x 14-18 mm, ellipsoid.
Nancy Khan