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Lo`ulu (Pritchardia remota)

Loulu—Pritchardia remota. Photo by Emily Grave.

Photo Credit: Emily Grave
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Arecaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 132936
  • Lifeform: Tree, Shrub
  • Categories of Interest: Palms
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Lo`ulu (Pritchardia remota) located in the wild?


well drained well aerated soil



States & Provinces:

Lo`ulu can be found in Hawaii

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Conservation Actions

  • 04/15/2017

seeds are eaten by rats, wild pigs, and insects; leaves are used for thatching, hats and fans; hard wood was used for spears

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Taxon Pritchardia remota
Authority Becc.
Family Arecaceae
CPC Number 3637
ITIS 42490
Duration Perennial
Common Names Hawaiian Fan Palm | lo'ulu | Loulu [Hawaiian] | Nihoa pritchardia
Associated Scientific Names Pritchardia remota | Pritchardia aylmer-robinsonii | Pritchardia remota ssp. remota
Distribution NA
State Rank
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Hawaii SNR
Ecological Relationships

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