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NTBG Plant Name:
Osteomeles anthyllidifolia
Barcode:
PTBG1000064248
Specimen ID:
002160
Collector ID:
402
Collector Name:
Lynwood Hume
Collection Date:
August 19, 1989
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
OS
Observers:
R. Levine
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Lihue District
Elevation:
152
Locality:
Crest of Kalepa Ridge north of Kalepa [peak], open windswept area.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Abundant groundcover 10 cm tall, forming moors throughout Kalepa Ridge; flowers sweetly fragrant on wind. Stem brown to pale grey. Leaves pale to dark green, glossy, some edged rosy. Flowers: sepals green, all other parts white. Young fruits apple-green, maturing to white with purple blush; taste pleasantly sweet but dry.
Date of Record Creation:
March 20, 2018
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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