Pritchardia pericularum G.Nicholson (1886:224)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

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


Conservation Status

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


Distribution & Habitat

Tuamotu Archipelago (?)


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Beccari, Odoardo and Rock, Joseph Francis. (1921). A Monographic Study of the Genus Pritchardia. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum 8(1): 3-77, xxiv pls.

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.

POWO. (2024). Pritchardia vuylstekeana H.Wendl. Plants of the World Online (online resource). Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. Available at: [Accessed 14 February 2024]

Prebble, Matthew and Dowe, John L. (2008). The late Quaternary decline and extinction of palms on Pacific islands. Quaternary Science Reviews 27(27-28): 2546-2567.


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