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NTBG Plant Name:
Smilax melastomifolia
Barcode:
PTBG1000037290
Specimen ID:
015115
Collector ID:
5427
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
July 20, 1993
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Melany H. Chapin
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Waimea District
Locality:
Puu Ka Pele Forest Reserve; Kahelunui Valley N. of Kahelu Ridge. Regional elev. 2960-2620 ft.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Common liana in open areas at edge of forest; sterile; leaves glossy pale green above and below; veins raised below. Seems to be a more narrow-leaved form than usually encountered.
Habitat:
Remnant native forest of Metrosideros, Acacia, Psychotria, Pisonia, Pleomele, Nestegis, Elaeocarpus, Coprosma, Diplazium, and Microlepia in secondary forest of planted Eucalyptus and Psidium cattleianum.
Date of Record Creation:
April 1, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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