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NTBG Plant Name:
Diospyros sandwicensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000053522
Specimen ID:
070552
Collector ID:
3237
Collector Name:
Natalia Tangalin
Collection Date:
July 26, 2012
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
CAS
Observers:
Michelle Clark
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
619
Locality:
NaPali Coast State Park, back of Kalalau Valley, Upper reaches of stream in East side of Valley. On ridge above and to the west of Pterlayxia falls.
Num Duplicates:
2
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Large tree, 15 ft. tall on East side of ridge. New leaves red-brown below. Leaf tips down-curved, older leaves red-brown below shinny dark to yellow-green above and dull green below. Fruit yellow. Bark dark. Flower thick petals, urn shaped, cream color w/ red-brn tinge to petal margins.
Aspect:
North
Slope:
Steep
Closure:
Open
Plant Height:
15 ft.
Moisture:
Mesic
Topography:
Crest
Habit:
Tree
Phenology:
Fruit, flower
Vigor:
Normal
Frequency:
Common
Habitat:
Diverse Mesic Forest
Associated Species:
W/ Metrosidros poymorpha, Acacia koa, Dicranopteris, Myporum, Freycinetia, Zanthoxylum dipetalum, Pisonia, Pouteria sandwicensis, Psychotria mariniana, Diospyros hillebrandii, D. sandwicensis, Pleomele aurea, Psydrax odorata, Aleurites moluccana, Aleurites overstory, midstory of Psidium guajava, ground of Clidemia, Nephrolepis, Christella parasitica, Kalanchoe, Blechnum appendiculatum.
Date of Record Creation:
December 3, 2015
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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