Pandanus tectorius - Species of Pandanus

Pandanus tectorius are a species of Pandanus, is meaning dioecious, male, female flower s, is considered more drought than tolerant coconut trees and grows in coast al regions. Pandanus tectorius grows in moist, coastal locations, occurs from Port Macquarie in New South Wales. The fruit resembles a pineapple, is known as hala fruit, weighs between 7 15 kg. The tree belongs to the Pandanaceae family, the genus Pandanus L. Tectorius are a small tree of significant, social, cultural value, ovoid, ellipsoid, salt, wind, 14 m, fire than some tolerant, other, coastal trees, is to native, coastal areas, the native Pacific region, the Philippines, is considered to have low potential for invasiveness and is known to tolerate longer drought periods. Tectorius are adapted to an wide range of coastal soils, suffer minor damage from pests, are thought to be the only food source of the peppermint stick insect and has many, morphological variants. Tectorius are in the dioecious, is of tolerant, strong salt winds, occurs in tropical, subtropical, coastal areas on sandy, rocky beaches and is found in coastal habitats up 20 m elevation. The trunk is stout, the branches, is with slender, brown, ringed bark. The roots grow along the branch, were used for cordage, hang down from the branches. The flowers resemble pineapple s, pineapples while male flowers, are in dense, pendant clusters, are borne in heads at the shoot apex. Clusters are about 1 ft in length, are about 1 foot. Tectorius trees produce a segmented, large fruit, being more fire than tolerant, many, native tree species, have numerous uses. The phalanges contain two seeds on average, are the buoyant seed. The leaves are arranged at the end of the branches, are arranged towards the ends of the branches, were used as thatch. Varieties have spines along the edges, produce to 8 12 fruits per tree. The trees have adapted to drought, are male of female, produce a large, segmented fruit resembling a pineapple, large clusters of tiny, fragrant flowers and exhibit limited ability, coppice. Thatch Screwpine is adapted to grow in the many soil types on present coasts. Reproductive biology Pandanus tectorius plants grown from seed. Pandanus tectorius plants are propagated by seed in Hawaii. Forms are propagated by stem cuttings in Micronesia, are in the available. The plants have a slender upright branched trunk, do appear to need the additional fertilizer, were used for a variety of medicinal purposes and grown from cuttings fruit in 4 6 years. The reasons include less replanting, deforestation. The stick insect Megacrania batesii lives feeds on this species. The fruit segments have a green top, a yellow, orange, red base. Pandanus tectorius trees develop support prop roots, are in the male, female. Moriarty suggests using a mature branch with leaves. Pandanus species are colonizers of disturbed coastline. Bark is with greyish, reddish, brown, smooth, flaky, characteristic, undulating leaf scars. Pandanus trees are an uncommon feature in botanic collections. Odoratissimus compared with the smaller, greenish spines in P. Tectorius leaves are an important food source for the stick insect Megacrania batesii. Plant parts are used to provide a wide range of products, have various, medicinal uses. Bird species have been identified from fossil bones. The site has turned out to be the richest fossil site in the Hawaiian islands. The feature is as much 100 yards from the entrance.

Species of Pandanus, Angiosperm, Small tree of significant, social, cultural value, Ovoid, Ellipsoid, Salt, Wind, 14 m, Fire than some tolerant, other, coastal trees, Dioecious, Tolerant, strong salt winds, Male, female, Colonizers of disturbed coastline, Uncommon feature in botanic collections, Important food source for the stick insect Megacrania batesii