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NTBG Plant Name:
Diospyros sandwicensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000020243
Specimen ID:
058577
Collector ID:
925
Collector Name:
Natalia Tangalin
Collection Date:
August 18, 2006
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BRIT
Determiner:
K. R. Wood & Tim Flynn 14 Aug 2020
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
Elevation:
637
Locality:
On ridge between Paaiki and Mahanaloa.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
20 ft. tall. Leaves dark green with fine raised veins, below lighter green. Flowers with green calyx covered in thick brown pubescence, 3 corolla lobes yellow w/ brown tint. Bark black w/ white mottling. Multi-trunked from base, 6 smaller upright trunks and 1 slightly larger slight procumbent w/ many side upward branches. Fruit yellow to orange soft when mature, olive size and larger. Seed 1- 3 per fruit golden brown. NTBG acc. #060978
Habitat:
Diospyros – Grevilla mixed mesic forest.
Associated Species:
W/ Metrosideros polymorpha, Sida fallax, Dodonea viscosa, Leptecophylla tameiameiae, Eragrostis variabilis, Alyxia oliviformis, Psydrax odorata, Doodia kunthiana,, Carex sp., Pleomele, Antidesma, Aleurites, Coprosma waimeae.
Date of Record Creation:
March 5, 2014
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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