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NTBG Plant Name:
Charpentiera elliptica
Barcode:
PTBG1000038266
Specimen ID:
012587
Collector ID:
6716
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
March 6, 1991
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH,SING,US,MO
Observers:
Tim Flynn, K. R. Wood
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Locality:
Na Pali Kona Forest Reserve. Steep rocky upper slopes of S. rim of Kalalau Valley, just N. of K ahuamaa flat and Highway 550; elev. 1 000-900 m.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 5 m X 30 cm at base, young stems, petioles, lower surfa ce midrib and veins, and young inflorescences purple, leaves fleshy. Occasional in shady gulch bottom, endemic.
Habitat:
Patches of mixed mesophytic forest of Metrosideros polymorpha.
Associated Species:
with Nestegis, Xylosma, Ple omele, and open weedy areas invaded by Erigeron karvinskianus.
Date of Record Creation:
May 2, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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