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NTBG Plant Name:
Trematolobelia kauaiensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000045809
Specimen ID:
004532
Collector ID:
6050
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
June 19, 1988
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Determiner:
Thomas G. Lammers (OSH) May 2008
Observers:
Tim Flynn, Tom Telfer
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Locality:
Namolokama Mountain, summit plateau.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Monocarpic herb 1 m. tall, woody at base. Petioles and midrib purple, latex white. Inflorescence terminal (taken from adjacent dead plant). Scattered populations on windward (N) slope of plateau, endemic.
Habitat:
Low, wet elfin cloud forest of Metrosideros spp., Cheirodendron and Pelea spp. trees covered by bryophytes, interspersed with low shrubland of Metrosideros, Myrsine, and Vaccinium, and open boggy areas with native herbs (Oreobolus, Dichanthelium, Viola)
Date of Record Creation:
January 27, 2014
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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