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NTBG Plant Name:
Charpentiera elliptica
Barcode:
PTBG1000001016
Specimen ID:
052235
Collector ID:
7486
Collector Name:
K. R. Wood
Collection Date:
September 23, 1998
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa/Lihue District boundary
Elevation:
326
Locality:
Haupu Range; north facing mesic forest; just below and along cliffs on west side of summit.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
tree, 4 m tall, moderately branched, leaves glossy medium green, infrutescence purple, occasional
Ancillary: Seed:
Yes
Habitat:
Mesic forest .
Associated Species:
With relict native species, Pisonia, Diospyros, Acacia, Hedyotis acuminata, Pipturus spp., Psychotria spp., Cyanea hardyi, Artemisia australis, Bidens spp.
Comments:
***SEED COLLECTION K. R. Wood Accession Data 980793 Project: NAT HAW Date: 23.ix.1998 Island: Kaua`i Elevation: ca. 1100--1200 ft. Substrate: brown soil and talus Species Name: Charpentiera elliptica Collector: K. R. Wood # 7486 Seed/Cuttings/Other: seed / voucher Wild Collection: yes Origin: Haupu Range; north facing mesic forest; cliffs on west side of summit Description of Plant: 4 m tall, moderately branched tree Aspect: north Slope: steep Closure: mostly closed Moisture: mesic Topography: steep slopes at base of cliffs Dominant Species: Diospyros-Pisonia-Metrosideros Phenology: in flower & fruit Age %: 100 % mature Vigor: normal Frequency: single individual Natural Community: Mesic Forest of secondary vegetation with relict native species Associates: Pisonia, Diospyros, Acacia, Hedyotis acuminata, Pipturus spp., Psychotria spp., Cyanea hardyi, Artemisia australis, Bidens spp. Major Threats: Pigs, Caesalpinia decapetala, Rhodomyrtus tomentosa, Passiflora laurifolia, Psidium cattleianum & P, guajava, Rubus rosifolius, Paederia scandens.
Date of Record Creation:
May 2, 2013
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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