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NTBG Plant Name:
Kadua littoralis
Barcode:
PTBG1000073445
Specimen ID:
019142
Collector ID:
260
Collector Name:
Lynwood Hume
Collection Date:
July 21, 1987
Determiner:
David H. Lorence 2012
Observers:
Tim Flynn
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Locality:
Cliffs at Princeville.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Succulent herb. Leaves dark green glossy above, much paler below and glossy. Peduncle light green, glossy, pedicel very pale green, to 7 mm. Hypanthium green, 4x4 mm. Calyx lobes pale green, 2.5 x 3.5 mm. Pistil 7 mm, stigma 2 mm long, nearly white, longitudinally grooved, style nearly white becoming green towards base under shaggy white hairs. Corolla: 11 mm long, the limb 17 mm wide, white with slight gloss. Tube shallowly grooved. Petals 8 x 4 mm, ending in constricted appendage and arranged in a St. Andrews cross. Petals reflexed along their length. Stamen attached 6 mm from base. Pollen yellow. About 100 plants in population.
Habitat:
Dripping rock face 5-10 m above sea.
Date of Record Creation:
June 25, 2020
Date of Last Update:
May 4, 2022

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