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Lands-of-Papa Pritchardia (Pritchardia schattaueri)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Arecaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 157091
  • Lifeform: Tree
  • Categories of Interest: Palms
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 02/09/1992

large palm

Where is Lands-of-Papa Pritchardia (Pritchardia schattaueri) located in the wild?


grows in 'ohi'a-dominated Lowland Mesic Forest



States & Provinces:

Lands-of-Papa Pritchardia can be found in Hawaii

Which CPC Partners conserve Lands-of-Papa Pritchardia (Pritchardia schattaueri)?

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Conservation Actions

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

This species is known only from South Kona on the island of Hawaii. Only 12 plants are known to remain. The areas where this species has been found have been extensively altered by agriculture. Rats are also known to feed on Hawaiian Pritchardia fruits. Feral pigs and alien plants also threaten the species and its habitat.

  • 01/01/2010

grazing and trampling by cattle and feral pigs competition from alien plant taxa residential and commercial development habitat change due to volcanic activity risk of extinction from naturally occurring events and/or reduced reproductive vigor

  • 01/01/2010

1 known population of 12 plants on Hawaii 12 individuals in 3 locations in South Kona on the island of Hawaii on privately owned land. Ten individuals are known from a forest partially cleared for pasture in Hoomau. Two other individuals are found singly at the edge of a macadamia nut farm and in an area owned by a development company

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Taxon Pritchardia schattaueri
Authority Hodel
Family Arecaceae
CPC Number 3638
ITIS 504609
Duration Perennial
Common Names Lands-of-Papa Pritchardia | Loulu | lo'ulu
Associated Scientific Names Pritchardia schattaueri
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Ecological Relationships


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