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NTBG Plant Name:
Hellenia speciosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000026849
Specimen ID:
025252
Collector ID:
8033
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
July 21, 1997
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH
Determiner:
David H. Lorence 2009
Observers:
Gail Smith, Kelly Smith
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Lihue/Kawaihau District boundary
Locality:
Wailua River State Park along north fork of Wailua River; elevation 20-25 m.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Rhizomatous herb, pseudostems 2.5-3 m, leaves sericeous beneath. Infl. terminal, bracts & calyx brick red; outer tepals pinkish-white, labellum white, pale yellow within, stamen yellow & white. Naturalized, dense stand along river.
Habitat:
Secondary forest.
Associated Species:
Hibiscus tiliaceus, Mangifera indica.
Date of Record Creation:
May 17, 2012
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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