Pritchardia munroi Rock, Mem. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Mus. 8: 62 (1921)

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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
Hawaiipresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Dry to moist forest, lee side of eastern Molokai and south side of Puu Kukui massif, West Maui, 600-1000 m elevation. (Hodel, D. 2007. A Review of the Genus Pritchardia. Palms 51(4): Special Supplement S 1-53.)A

Discussion

Description

  • To 5 m tall; proximal margins of petiole moderately fibrous; leaf blade strongly undulate, divided 1/2, abaxial surface incompletely covered with scattered lepidia, segment tips drooping; inflorescences composed of 1-5 panicles, shorter than petioles in flower and fruit, panicles branched to 2 orders, rachillae permanently clothed with thick, uniform, grayish brown hairs; fruits 22 x 20 mm, globose. (Hodel, D. 2007. A Review of the Genus Pritchardia. Palms 51(4): Special Supplement S 1-53.)A

Materials Examined

  • U.S.A. Hawaii. Molokai: Kapuaokoolau Gulch, Bishop 17S2 (HAW), Perlman 16555 (PTBG); Wawaia Gulch, Perlman 18256 (PTBG), Wood 6289 (PTBG); above Kamala, Rock 17342 (BISH). Wood 1383 (PTBG). Maui (W. Maui): Pohakea Gulch, Degener 9712 (BISH), Hobdy 404, 538 (BISH), Wood 7314 (PTBG); Ukumahame, Wood 7318 (PTBG). CULT. U.S.A. Hawaii. Molokai: Meyer Residence at Kalae, Rock 17341 (BISH). Oahu: Waimea Valley Audubon Center, 75s2295, Zona 1036 (HAW). (Hodel, D. 2007. A Review of the Genus Pritchardia. Palms 51(4): Special Supplement S 1-53.)A