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NTBG Plant Name:
Wollastonia integrifolia
Barcode:
PTBG1000042550
Specimen ID:
051684
Collector ID:
9835
Collector Name:
K. R. Wood
Collection Date:
June 7, 2002
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Maya LeGrande
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Molokai
State:
HI
County:
Maui County
Elevation:
30
Locality:
Okala, off-shore islet near Kalaupapa.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
herb or sub-shrub, with prostrate stems, strigulose leaves light green or green-silver, common component on islet
Habitat:
Osteomeles anthyllidifolia, Wikestroemia uva-ursi, Chamaesyce celastroides var. amplectens, and Senna gaudichaudii shrubland.
Associated Species:
associated with Artemisia australis, Melanthera integrifolia, Bidens molokaiensis, Schiedea globosa, Chenopodium oahuense, Diospyros sandwicensis, Scaevola coriacea, Scaevola taccada.
Comments:
Natural Community: Osteomeles anthyllidifolia, Wikestroemia uva-ursi, Chamaesyce celastroides var. amplectens, and Senna gaudichaudii shrubland Associates: Artemisia australis, Melanthera integrifolia, Bidens molokaiensis, Schiedea globosa, Chenopodium oahuense, Diospyros sandwicensis, Scaevola coriacea, Scaevola taccada, Plectranthus parviflorus, Cassytha filiformis, Lythrum maritimum, Sida fallax, Cocculus orbiculatus, Peperomia tetraphylla, Pittosporum halophilum, Portulaca lutea, Waltheria indica, Nesoluma polynesicum, Carex meyenii, Cyperus phleoides var. phleoides, Dianella sandwicensis, Eragrostis variabilis, Doryopteris decipiens Major Threats: The main threats to this ecosystem include competition with non-native plant taxa primarily Schinus terebinthifolius, Bidens pilosa, Conyza bonariensis, Emilia fosbergii, Pluchea carolinensis, Tridax procumbens, Kalanchoë pinnata, Abutilon grandifolium, Psidium guajava, Syzygium cumini, Oxalis corniculata, Portulaca oleracea, Morinda citrifolia, Lantana camara, Stachytarpheta australis, Cynodon dactylon, Digitaria insularis, Turnera ulmifolia Digitaria setigera, Melinis minutiflora, Melinis repens, and Phymatosorus grossus, possible land slides, possible rat presence, and the loss of reproductive vigor as the result of limited numbers of existing individuals.
Date of Record Creation:
August 9, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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