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NTBG Plant Name:
Cyanea kuhihewa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000031
Specimen ID:
T008832
Collector ID:
0820
Collector Name:
K. R. Wood
Collection Date:
May 10, 1991
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
US,BISH,F
Determiner:
Thomas G. Lammers (F) 25 Jun 1996
Observers:
Chipper Wichman, Steve Perlman, Ken Marr
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
520
Locality:
Limahuli Valley; East side of ridge separating Limahuli and Hanakapiai valleys, above major waterfall, along main stream, and climbing above numerous small waterfalls.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
2 m. tall unbranched shrub. Flowers upright, corolla purple- white; calyx purple, lobes green. 12 +/- plants in area, 25-225 cm. tall. All plants above 35 cm. were in flowe r; no fruit. Plants on NW facing aspect above flood zone.
Type Status:
HOLOTYPE
Medicial Use Notes:
'Brittonia 48: 238. 1996. '
Habitat:
Undisturbed owland wet mixed forest.
Associated Species:
With Metrosideros, Antidesma, Cibotium, Hedyotis tryblium, Pipturus, Cyrtandra, Isodendrion longifolium, and numerous pteridophytes.
Date of Record Creation:
March 15, 2007
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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