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NTBG Plant Name:
Capparis sandwichiana
Barcode:
PTBG1000057395
Specimen ID:
072189
Collector ID:
SMD158
Collector Name:
Susan M. Deans
Collection Date:
July 14, 2016
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Seana Walsh
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
3
Locality:
At base of cliffs on northern side of Hikimoe valley, on south-facing side of Kaaweiki Ridge.
Num Duplicates:
Yes
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
3ftx3ft sprawly shrub perched 5ft up on cliff wall in the shade of Kaaweiki ridge towering above (~10:00am). Pop. Ref. Code: CAP SAN HIK B 0001.
Ancillary: DNA:
Yes
Aspect:
South
Slope:
Vertical
Plant Height:
1m
Moisture:
Dry
Habit:
Shrub
Phenology:
Imm. fr., fl., buds.
Frequency:
Occasional
Population Size:
10-50
Habitat:
Dry coastal cliffs surrounded by naio shrubland.
Associated Species:
W/ Myoporum sandwicense, Scaevola taccada, Sesuvium portulacastrum, Adiantum capillus-veneris.
Comments:
Pop. Ref. Code: CAP SAN HIK B 0001. Two immature fruits bagged with wire mesh to allow further ripening. Plant tagged and flagged. Other Capparis occur on cliffs above but no other nearby plants are accessible.
Date of Record Creation:
December 6, 2016
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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