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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000374
Specimen ID:
007524
Collector ID:
5877
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
March 13, 1988
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NY
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:
Low tree 6 m tall, bole 30 in diam., branching at 1.5m, bark smooth pale brown, crown spreading, rounded. Flowers yellowish white. Pods green with yellow pubescence, ovules with transverse to longitudinal orientation in pods.
Habitat:
Mixed mesophytic forest.
Associated Species:
Metrosideros dominant and scattered populations of Acacia koa, with understory of Cibotium tree ferns.
Date of Record Creation:
April 6, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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