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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000375
Specimen ID:
007526
Collector ID:
5851
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
March 11, 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
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 15 m tall, trunk 50 cm in diam., bark gray, flaking, crown not greatly spreading. Flowers pale yellowish white. Common locally, indigenous.
Habitat:
Tall mixed mesophytic forest.
Associated Species:
Metrosideros dominant, Acacia koa appearing at ca. 1000 m and dominant in some areas, dense Cibotium understory.
Date of Record Creation:
April 6, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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