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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000372
Specimen ID:
007529
Collector ID:
5879
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
March 13, 1988
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
W. L. Wagner, Clyde Imada, Wayne Takeuchi, Brien Meilleur
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Hawaii
State:
HI
County:
Hawaii County
Elevation:
1140
Locality:
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, vicinity of research headquarters.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Small tree 4 m tall, trunk 10 cm in diam., one of several trees in circle derived from root suckers. Foliage heterophyllous, new growth with cinereous pubescence.
Habitat:
Mixed mesophytic forest.
Associated Species:
Metrosideros dominant and scattered populations of Acacia koa, with understory of Cibotium tree ferns.
Comments:
Leaf material removed for molecular study by Matt Levin, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717. April 2002
Date of Record Creation:
April 6, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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