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NTBG Plant Name:
Kokia drynarioides
Barcode:
PTBG1000010120
Specimen ID:
044657
Collector ID:
5500
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
August 6, 1987
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Tim Flynn
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Hawaii
State:
HI
County:
Hawaii County
District:
North Kona District
Elevation:
630
Locality:
Opposite Kaupulehu Preserve, along Mamalahoa Highway (190) at 12 miles NE of Kailua Kona (by 28 mile marker).
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
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.
Habitat:
Remnant of dry forest with Diospyros sandwicensis dominant.
Associated Species:
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:
April 26, 2022

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