Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
August 6, 1987
North Kona District
Opposite Kaupulehu Preserve, along Mamalahoa Highway (190) at 12 miles NE of Kailua Kona (by 28 mile marker).
Tree 6 m tall, 25-30 cm dbh, old leaves yellowing, bark rough, blackish. Corolla bright orange-red, capsules reddish, drying brown and splitting, 4-5 seeded. Locally scarce, no regeneration observed.
Remnant of dry forest with Diospyros sandwicensis dominant.
Colubrina, Canthium, Nototrichium, etc. with understory of introduced Pennisetum setaceum, over recent (1801) a'a lava flow.
Date of Record Creation:
September 14, 2011
Date of Last Update:
August 6, 2023
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