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  Pritchardia pacifica
  Family Name : Arecaceae (Palmae)

  Common Names : Fiji Fan Palm

 
Fiji Fan Palm
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Palm (Solitary Palm)
      Maximum Height :
      15 m
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Tonga
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: It is a solitary palm, up to 15 m tall.
      Foliage: Leaf is fan-shaped (90 – 180 wide) with many segments, and light green coloured. Petiole is 90 – 120 cm long, mostly brownish green with white waxy coating, and have fibers on the margins.
      Flowers: Inflorescence is 60 – 90 cm long and bears many small fragrant yellow flowers.
      Fruits: Fruit is round (about 1.2 cm diameter), borne in large clusters, which turn from green to glossy black when mature.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Landscape Uses :
      Roadside Tree / Palm
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green, Green - Light Green
      Foliar Shape(s) :
      Palm Fronds (Fan / Costapalmate)
      Leaf Area Index (LAI) * for Green Plot Ratio :
      2.5 (Palm - Solitary)
  • Non-Foliar & Storage
    • Trunk Type (Palm) :
      Aboveground (Single Obvious Trunk)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Yellow / Golden
  • Fruit, Seed & Spore
    • Mature Fruit Colour(s) [Angiosperms & Gymnosperms] :
      Black

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