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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000384
Specimen ID:
007552
Collector ID:
6363
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
May 24, 1989
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Tim Flynn, Tom Lammers
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa District
Locality:
Lihue-Koloa Forest Preserve, along ridge ESE of Puu Kolo; , alt. 1200-1850 ft.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Low tree 3 m tall with spreading crown, phyllodes dull green. Flowers yellowish white. Fruits slightly curling, seeds oriented mostly obliquely. Locally common, endemic.
Habitat:
Diverse mixed mesophytic forest with Acacia koa, stunted on windward side and taller on leeward side of rige.
Associated Species:
Metrosideros, Canthium, Santalum, Cyanea & Bidens.
Date of Record Creation:
April 7, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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