Veitchia petiolata (Burret) H.E.Moore (1957:520)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Vitiphoenix petiolata Burret in Occas. Pap. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Mus. 11(4): 8 (1935)


Invalid (synonym of V. filifera) (Zona & Fuller, 1999:550; POWO, 2024)


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym of V. filifera) (Zona & Fuller, 1999:550; POWO, 2024)

Last record: 1986



Vanua Levu, Fiji


Biology & Ecology










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

POWO. (2024). Veitchia filifera (H.Wendl.) H.E.Moore. Plants of the World Online (online resource). Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. Available at: [Accessed 15 February 2024]

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.

Zona, Scott and Fuller, Dylan. (1999). A revision of Veitchia (Arecaceae—Arecoideae). Harvard Papers in Botany 4(2): 543-560.


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