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NTBG Plant Name:
Santalum ellipticum
Barcode:
PTBG1000057774
Specimen ID:
072740
Collector ID:
2047
Collector Name:
Natalia Tangalin
Collection Date:
June 14, 2009
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
86
Locality:
Napali Coast State Park, Nualolo Kai, on ledge of the Northwest facing back wall of the valley.
Num Duplicates:
Yes
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Single small shrub about 3 ft. tall. Only one observed. Stem red-brown w/ lateral tan fissures. Leaves thick and leathery. New leaves spoon shaped w/ slight purple tint. Leaves dull-green w/ yellow-green margins.
Aspect:
Northeast
Slope:
Vertical
Closure:
Open
Plant Height:
3 ft.
Moisture:
Mesic
Topography:
Low-Slope
Habit:
Shrub
Phenology:
Bud, immature fruit
Vigor:
Normal
Frequency:
Single
Habitat:
Coastal Cliff Mixed Shrubland on weathered lava wall above Dry Leucaena dominant shrubland.
Associated Species:
w/ Myoporum, Schiedea apokremnos, Leucaena, Melia, Stachytarpheta, Bidens, Lipochaeta connata, Santalum, Artemisia australis, Nototrichium sandwicense, Bidens, Pluchea, Lantana, Adiantum, Euphorbia celastroides var. hanapepensis, Myoporum, Eragrostis variabilis, Panicum fauriei, Chenopodium oahuense, C. murale, Andropogon, Plumbago zeylanica, Vitex rotundifolia, Indigofera, Momordica charantia, Plantago lanceolata, Adiantum hispidulum
Date of Record Creation:
December 14, 2016
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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