Pritchardia elliptica Rock & Caum (1930:14)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (synonym of P. glabrata) (POWO, 2024)


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym of P. glabrata) (POWO, 2024)

Last record: pre-1992 (Gemmill, 1998)

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Kumoa Valley, Lanai, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Gemmill, C. (1998). Pritchardia elliptica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38643A10141418. Downloaded on 19 November 2016.

Govaerts, R. and Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Hodel, D. R. (2007). A review of the genus Pritchardia. Palms; Journal of the International Palm Society 51(Suppl.): 1-53.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). (1998). The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

POWO. (2024). Pritchardia glabrata Becc. & Rock. Plants of the World Online (online resource). Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. Available at: [Accessed 13 February 2024]


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