Pritchardia kaalae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Pritchardia kaalae
Species Authority: Rock

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1ce+2ce, B1+2abcde, C1+2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Gemmill, C.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Fewer than 130 individuals are known from five subpopulations in the central and north-central Waianae Mountains.
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A palm tree of lowland moist forest on slopes and cliffs between 450 and 980 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Regeneration is by seed predation by rats and goats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is listed under the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: Gemmill, C. 1998. Pritchardia kaalae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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