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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000204
Specimen ID:
007512
Collector ID:
5907
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
March 14, 1988
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Brien Meilleur
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Hawaii
State:
HI
County:
Hawaii County
District:
South Kohala District
Elevation:
930
Locality:
"Koaia Forest Preserve" along Highway 250 (Hawi-Waimea), at several miles NW of Waimea.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Low trees 2.5-4 m tall (this one 3 m.), boles 15-25 cm dbh, canopy low, almost touching ground, dense and rounded; sometimes root-suckering.Heavily fruiting, pods green. Some regeneration occurring, juvenile foliage heterophyllous. Many branches parasitized by Korthalsella. (Acacia koaia Hillebrand)
Habitat:
Relic forest of Acacia surrounded by pastureland.
Date of Record Creation:
April 6, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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