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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000400
Specimen ID:
007540
Collector ID:
5823
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
February 26, 1988
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Tim Flynn
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Kawaihau District
Locality:
KAUAI: Kawaihau District: Sleeping Giant Mountain (Nonou Ridge Forest Reserve); alt. 250-270 m.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 8 m tall, trunk 30 cm in diam., branching at 3 m., crown obconical, spreading. Flowers yellowish white, fragrant, visited by syrphid flies. Pods with small, oblique seeds. Small population locally.
Ancillary: Wood:
Yes
Habitat:
Secondary forest.
Associated Species:
Psidium cattleianum with native remnants including Pandanus, Acacia koa, and Hibiscus on E slope.
Date of Record Creation:
April 7, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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