Pritchardia pacifica

COMMON NAME

Fiji Fan Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

It is a gray-trunked tree which grows slowly to as much as 20-30' tall. It features huge, many-segmented, palmate, fan-shaped, lime green leaves to 6' long and nearly as wide. Fragrant brown flowers bloom on inflorescences to 3' long. Round fruits (each to 1/2" diameter) in large clusters emerge green but mature to dark brown/black.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Native to Tonga, but also found on Fiji, Samoa, and the Marquesas

NATIVE HABITAT

Typically tropical dry forests to a elevation of 300 ft.

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

llifle.com

wikipedia.org



Pritchardia pacifica