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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koaia
Barcode:
PTBG1000000407
Specimen ID:
025283
Collector ID:
8000
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
June 6, 1997
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH, US
Observers:
Tim Flynn, Adam Asquith
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Locality:
Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, west flank of Hanalei Valley on Kauka`opua Ridge; elevation 150-500 ft.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 6-7 m x 30 cm diam. trunk, bark gray, fissured-checked, crown low, rounded. Phyllodes gray-green. Flower heads cream color. Old pods from ground. Large population of 400-500 trees on NE-facing slopes, many juveniles. Endemic.
Habitat:
Secondary forest.
Associated Species:
Rhodomyrtos tomentosa, Ardisia elliptica, Psidium cattleianum, Melacuca, Eucalyptus, and remnants of Acacia koaia lowland mesic forest.
Date of Record Creation:
April 7, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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