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NTBG Plant Name:
Santalum ellipticum
Barcode:
PTBG1000078966
Specimen ID:
047777
Collector ID:
460
Collector Name:
Natalia Tangalin
Collection Date:
September 19, 2005
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Waimea District
Elevation:
762
Locality:
Hwy 550 to Kokee from Waimea Town, West side of Hwy. in road-cut about 2 miles before junction of Rim Road and Kokee Road.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrubs w/ cascading branches. Leaves elliptic to ovate glaucous, slightly fleshy. Fruits dark purple when ripe, w/ juice that stains fingers. Fruit pea-size, green when immature. NTBG acc. # 050377
Ancillary: Seed:
Yes
Habitat:
Degraded Dodonaea Shrubland.
Associated Species:
W/ Leptecophylla, Lipochaeta connata, Eragrostis variabilis, Bidens sandwicensis, Doryopteris, Leucaena leucocephala, Grevillea robusta, Emilia, Rhyncelytrum repens, Hyptis, Sida fallax.
Date of Record Creation:
January 4, 2010
Date of Last Update:
June 3, 2022

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