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Acacia koa
Acacia koa

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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000000421
Specimen ID:
021208
Collector ID:
7760
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
March 25, 1996
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
US
Observers:
S. Weller, A. Sakai
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Waimea District
Elevation:
730
Locality:
Na Pali-kona forest reserve, along Mililii Ridge Road near head of trail into Mahanaloa Valley, below steepest hills along road.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Young tree 6 m tall, phyllodes gray-green, flower heads cream-colored. Ripe pods brown, seeds black. Locally abundant, co-dominant with Metrosideros. Voucher for seed collection.
Habitat:
Diverse mesic forest.
Associated Species:
Acacia koa and Metrosideros polymorpha dominant, also Styphelia, Dodonaea, Coprosma, some invasion by Grevillea robusta, Psidium cattleianum, Rubus rosifolia, Passiflora spp.
Date of Record Creation:
April 8, 2011
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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