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NTBG Plant Name:
Kadua elatior
Barcode:
PTBG1000066898
Specimen ID:
S078854
Collector ID:
0341
Collector Name:
K. R. Wood
Collection Date:
June 1, 1990
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Steve Perlman, Karen Wood, Steve Darwin
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Lihue/Kawaihau District boundary
Locality:
Area called "The Blue Hole"; Headwaters of N.Fork of Wailua River, just N. of Mt. Kawaikini, and S.E. of Mt. Waialeale. Deep, narrow valley surrounded by vertical cliffs laced with waterfalls. Alt.600-700 m.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
75 cm tall subshrub growing in a clump 75 cm wide. Abundant east of main stream; in flower, no seed.
Habitat:
Low undisturbed wet forest of small, stunted trees and shrubs growing over saturated, rocky ground.
Associated Species:
w/ Metrosideros, Bobea, Perrottetia, etc. with ground cover of Pteridophytes, Gunnera, Cyrtandra, and Cyanea
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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