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NTBG Plant Name:
Capparis sandwichiana
Barcode:
PTBG1000054616
Specimen ID:
071487
Collector ID:
SMD021
Collector Name:
Susan M. Deans
Collection Date:
January 25, 2016
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Seana K. Walsh
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Waimea District
Elevation:
2
Locality:
On rocks at base of cliffs N of Polihale beach.
Num Duplicates:
Yes
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
1m tall shrub; main stems appear clipped or browsed back significantly reducing size of plant; fruit bright yellow with orange flesh, pendant, dehisced splitting into three segments splayed open facing ground with 8-10 seeds clinging on; leaves somewhat fleshy, grayish green.
Ancillary: DNA:
Yes
Aspect:
West
Slope:
Flat
Closure:
Open
Plant Height:
3m
Moisture:
Dry
Topography:
Bottom
Habit:
Shrub
Phenology:
Only one fruit observed.
Vigor:
Feeble
Population Size:
10-50
Habitat:
Dry seaside cliff.
Associated Species:
Myoporum sandwicense, Ricinus communis,Ficus sp., Leucaena leucocephala
Date of Record Creation:
April 26, 2016
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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