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NTBG Plant Name:
Alyxia stellata
Barcode:
PTBG1000035638
Specimen ID:
065058
Collector ID:
071
Collector Name:
Nicole Shores
Collection Date:
August 27, 2012
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
MBK,UC
Observers:
Natalia Tangalin & JC Watson
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
364
Locality:
Limahuli Lower Preserve.
Num Duplicates:
3
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Woody vine or sprawling shrub 1-3 m tall. Leaves dark green, glossy and variable in shape and size. Emits a sweet fragrance when crushed. Fruit is fleshy, olive shaped and black when mature. Fruit and stems produce a white sticky sap when broken. NTBG acc. # 120164.
Aspect:
North
Slope:
Steep
Closure:
Scattered
Plant Height:
1-3 m
Moisture:
Mesic
Topography:
Upper Slope
Habit:
Vine
Vigor:
Normal
Frequency:
Occasional
Habitat:
Mesic forest.
Associated Species:
Psydrax odorata, Metrosideros polymorpha, Carex wahuensis, Diospyros sandwicensis, & Psychotria mariniana.
Comments:
Assigned accession number 120164.
Date of Record Creation:
February 16, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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