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NTBG Plant Name:
Alyxia stellata
Barcode:
PTBG1000039191
Specimen ID:
049703
Collector ID:
1826
Collector Name:
Natalia Tangalin
Collection Date:
November 6, 2008
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Clay Trauernicht
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
445
Locality:
Lower Limahuli Valley. Ridge on W. side of valley, N. of Pritchardia Gulch.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Liana climbing up Diospyros & Chamaesyce. Lvs. dark glossy green above, and light green below. Fruit dark purple when ripe, in strings of up to 3 fruits. Fruts w/ apical point. Lvs. and fruit small. Flw bud orange, inside corolla light yellow. Sap white, sticky. Common on ridges. Accession Data NTBG# 081010.
Habitat:
Remnant patch of lowland mixed mesic forest dominated by Diospyros spp.
Associated Species:
Metrosideros, Psydrax,Hibiscus kokio subsp. kokio, Wikstroemia oahuensis, Freycinetia, Pittosporum, Chamaesyce celastroides, Alyxia stellata, Hedyotis acuminata, Ochrosia, Rauvolfia sandwicensis, Cyanea hardyi, C. coriacea, & Pisonia.
Date of Record Creation:
May 14, 2013
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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