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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000387
Specimen ID:
009458
Collector ID:
6705
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
February 20, 1991
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH
Observers:
Tim Flynn, Tom Telfer, Ed Petteys
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Waimea District
Elevation:
820
Locality:
Upper (N) part of Mokihana ridge (E part of Waimea Canyon).
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Low tree 4 m branching 0.5 m above ground (reaches 8 m x 1 m dbh), crown rounded, spreading. Flowers cream. Young fruits green, when mature wide and curling. Locally common. Endemic.
Habitat:
Low, somewhat dry forest and shrubland.
Associated Species:
Metrosideros polymorpha, and Styphelia tameiameiae.
Date of Record Creation:
April 7, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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