Monday, January 18, 2010

Pritchardia pacifica (Fiji Fan Palm)

Height : 6 m (20 ft)

Height : 6 m (20ft) & 4 m (14 ft)

Common name : Fiji Fan Palm.
Family : Arecaceae.
Foliage : evergreen.

Pritchardia pacifica is native to Tonga, an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. Commonly known as the Fiji fan palm. It can grow up to 30 ft in height. The flowers are of a yellow green color and the fruits are brown.