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NTBG Plant Name:
Charpentiera elliptica
Barcode:
PTBG1000038270
Specimen ID:
001388
Collector ID:
5235
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
May 15, 1987
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Determiner:
David H. Lorence 1987
Observers:
Tim Flynn, Rick DeLappe
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Waimea District
Locality:
Puu Ka Pele Forest Reserve on wester n side of Waimea Canyon, just E. of Highway 550; alt. 105 0-900 m.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 3 m. tall, 15 cm DBH; leaves with reddsih-purple veins, costa, and petioles. Inflorescence and flowers dark purple. Locally scarce.
Habitat:
Steep slopes and open grassy areas, with remnants of dry mixed mesophyt ic forest of Acacia koa, Metrosideros, and Myrsine.
Date of Record Creation:
May 2, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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