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NTBG Plant Name:
Ochrosia kauaiensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000039699
Specimen ID:
010788
Collector ID:
227
Collector Name:
Chipper Wichman
Collection Date:
December 28, 1989
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
171
Locality:
Limahuli Valley. 60 degree slope with Northeast exposure.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree to 30 ft. Trunk diameter @ 18 inches, spread approx. 15 ft. with flowers and fruit; 3 seedlings, 4 saplings, 8 matu re adults. Rats eat the flesh from the fruits before many ca n ripen, also falling rocks and aggressive alien vegetation.
Habitat:
Degraded mixed mesophytic forest.
Associated Species:
Growing in association with Alyxia, Psychotr ia, Metrosideros, Cyanea, Hibiscus st. john, Pleomele, Diosp yros, Schefflera, Psidium, Aleurites, and Cordyline.
Date of Record Creation:
May 22, 2013
Date of Last Update:
August 6, 2023

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