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Acacia koa
Acacia koa

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NTBG Plant Name:
Acacia koa
Barcode:
PTBG1000022632
Specimen ID:
058474
Collector ID:
476
Collector Name:
Natalia Tangalin
Collection Date:
September 23, 2005
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BRIT,MBK
Observers:
Steve Perlman
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
Elevation:
1097
Locality:
Kawai'iki, on Kaluakaulu Ridge.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Trees on ridge, phyllodes glaucous, more on one side than another. Phyllodes w/ swollen yellow bases. Bark white w/ orange moss. Pods curling, immature green, mature red-brn w/ seeds rattling. Some pods w/ insects holes. Flw white puffballs w/ yellow pollen.
Habitat:
Acacia koa-Metrosideros polymorpha Mixed Mesic Forest.
Associated Species:
W/Alyxia, Perrottetia sandwicensis, Dodonea, Bidens, Psychotria mariniana, Scaevola procera, Melicope barbigera, Melicope feddei, Melicope anisata, Antidesma platyphylla, Bobea brevipes, Xylosma hawaiiense, Cryptocarya mannii.
Date of Record Creation:
March 2, 2012
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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