Pritchardia lanigera

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Pritchardia lanigera
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Pritchardia
Species: P. lanigera
Binomial name
Pritchardia lanigera

Pritchardia lanigera, the lo'ulu,[2] is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family that is endemic to the island of Hawaiʻi. It inhabits ridges, gulch sides, and gentle slopes in wet forests[3] from sea level to 3,000 ft (910 m).[4]P. lanigera reaches a height of 5 m (16 ft) and a trunk diameter of 30–50 cm (12–20 in).[5] It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Gemmill, C. 1998. Pritchardia lanigera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. Downloaded on 08 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Pritchardia lanigera". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Pritchardia lanigera". The Hawaiʻi Diversity & Mapping Program. University of Hawaiʻi. Retrieved 2009-11-12.
  4. ^ Riffle, Robert Lee; Paul Craft (2003). An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms. Timber Press. p. 421. ISBN 978-0-88192-558-6.
  5. ^ "Pritchardia lanigera". Flora of the Hawaiian Islands. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2009-11-12.