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NTBG Plant Name:
Capparis sandwichiana
Barcode:
PTBG1000045914
Specimen ID:
004545
Collector ID:
6017
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
May 25, 1988
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Tim Flynn, Lynwood Hume
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa District
Locality:
Mahaulepu area of south coast, at ca. 1 mile NE of Makawehi Point and NE.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Low prostrate shrub 15-20 cm. tall at edge of cliff. Flowers sweetly fragrant, white fading to pink. Leaves fleshy, glaucous. Small population locally, endemic.
Habitat:
Windswept lithified coral sand dunes and upraised dunerock.
Associated Species:
with coastal shrug vegetation of Scaevola, Sida fallax, Chamaesyce degeneri and native herbs.
Date of Record Creation:
January 29, 2014
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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