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Giant Pritchardia (Pritchardia schattaueri) is a species of palm tree that is endemic to mixed mesic forests on the southwestern part of island of Hawaiʻi, near Kona. This species reaches an incredible height of 130 feet (40 m), with a trunk diameter of 1 foot (0.30 m). The 30 leaves are 5–6 feet (1.5–1.8 m) long and have 6–7-foot (1.8–2.1 m) petioles. It grows at elevations of 2,000–2,600 feet (610–790 m), where it receives 2,000 millimetres (79 in) of rainfall per year. It is threatened by habitat loss. As of 1998 there were 12 individuals remaining in the wild. This is a federally listed endangered species of the United States.
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