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NTBG Plant Name:
Cyanea kuhihewa
Barcode:
PTBG1000045381
Specimen ID:
025805
Collector ID:
8010
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
June 17, 1997
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Tim Flynn, C. Wichman, J. Kopel, D. Bender, H. Beck
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
560
Locality:
Upper Limahuli Preserve in back of Limahuli Valley, above waterfall.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Perennial with reclining woody stem 1 m long, 5 erect later- al branches to c. 1 m high; lvs v-shaped, margin slightly revolute; cymes axillary; corolla violet-purple, margins of lobes white. Population of 3 adults, 3 juvs. on stream bank.
Habitat:
Lowland wet forest.
Associated Species:
with Ilex anomala, Psychotria spp., Hedyotis spp., Melicope spp., Antidesma, and Metrosideros polymorpha, canopy severely damaged by Hurricane Iniki (1992), now heavily invaded by Clidemia hirta.
Date of Record Creation:
January 9, 2014
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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