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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000367
Specimen ID:
007509
Collector ID:
6073
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
June 29, 1988
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Tim Flynn
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Hawaii
State:
HI
County:
Hawaii County
District:
South Kohala District
Elevation:
950
Locality:
Kohala Mountains, "Koaia Tree Sanctuary" of State Forestry Dept., along Highway 250 at 5.5 miles NW of Waimea.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 3 m tall with low and dense, rounded crown almost touching ground, trunk 25 cm in diam., bark gray, longitudinally fissured. Stamens pale yellow, seeds brownish black, ripe pods brown. Endemic. Seed taken for growing at PTBG.
Habitat:
Remnants of low dry forest dominated by Acacia koaia.
Associated Species:
Myoporum, Chenopodium and exotic grasses.
Date of Record Creation:
April 6, 2011
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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