Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
Hibiscus kokio subsp. kokio
K. R. Wood
July 2, 1990
Steve Perlman, Ken Marr
Lihue/Kawaihau District boundary
Below "The Blue Hole"; headwaters of N fork of Wailua River, just N of Mt. Kawaikini, and SE of Mt. Waialeale.
Above first major waterfall toward blue hole, 100 m above falls on stream bank; 3-4 m tall tree; in flower; corolla red; 10± trees in area.
Deep, narrow valley surrounded by vertical cliffs laced with waterfalls; low undisturbed wet forest of small, stunted trees and shrubs (Metrosideros, Bobea, Perrottetia, etc.).
Ground cover of pteridophytes, Gunnera, Cyrtandra, and Cyanea, growing over saturated, rocky ground.
Date of Record Creation:
September 13, 2011
Date of Last Update:
March 23, 2023
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