Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
March 14, 1988
South Kohala District
"Koaia Forest Preserve" along Highway 250 (Hawi-Waimea), at several miles NW of Waimea.
Low trees 2.5-4 m tall, boles 15-25 cm dbh, canopy low, almost touching ground, dense and rounded; sometimes root-suckering. Pods green. Some regeneration occurring, juvenile foliage heterophyllous. Many branches parasitized by Korthalsella. (Acacia koaia Hillebrand)
Relic forest of Acacia surrounded by pastureland.
Leaf material removed for molecular study by Matt Levin, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717. April 2002
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022
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