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Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Zucc.
Tahitian screwpine



General Information
Symbol: PATE2
Group: Monocot
Family: Pandanaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree
Native Status: PR   I
HI   I
Other Common Names: pandan
textile screwpine
thatch screwpine
Data Source and Documentation
Nativity
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   

Images

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
PACH5 Pandanus chamissonis Gaudich.
PADO Pandanus douglasii Gaudich.
PAME3 Pandanus menziesii Gaudich.
PAOD Pandanus odoratissimus auct. non L. f.
PAODL Pandanus odoratissimus L. f. var. laevigatus Martelli
PAODO Pandanus odoratissimus L. f. var. oahuensis Martelli
PATEC Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Zucc. var. chamissonis (Gaudich.) B.C. Stone
PATED Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Zucc. var. douglasii (Gaudich.) B.C. Stone
PATEL Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Zucc. var. laevigatus (Martelli) B.C. Stone
PATEM2 Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Zucc. var. menziesii (Gaudich.) B.C. Stone
PATEO Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Zucc. var. oahuensis (Martelli) B.C. Stone
PATES Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Zucc. var. sandvicensis Warb.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Arecidae
Order Pandanales
Family Pandanaceae – Screw-pine family
Genus Pandanus L. f. – screwpine
Species Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Zucc. – Tahitian screwpine

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Caribbean FACW
Hawaii FAC

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover