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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000366
Specimen ID:
007527
Collector ID:
5854
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
February 11, 1988
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
W.L. Wagner, C. Imada, W. Takeuchi, & B. Meilleur
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Hawaii
State:
HI
County:
Hawaii County
District:
South Kona District
Locality:
Road from Captain Cook running east to Papaloa, up lower western slopes of Mauna Loa, on Kealakekua Ranch of Sherwood Greenwell; alt. 900-1050 m.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 12 m tall, 40 cm. in diameter, pods green, seeds mostly transverse to axis. Locally dominant, indigenous.
Habitat:
Tall mixed mesophytic forest.
Associated Species:
Metrosideros dominant, Acacia koa appearing at ca. 1000 m., dominant in some aread, dense Cibotium understory.
Date of Record Creation:
April 6, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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