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NTBG Plant Name:
Kadua elatior
Barcode:
PTBG1000089514
Specimen ID:
085667
Collector ID:
16190
Collector Name:
K. R. Wood
Collection Date:
January 7, 2015
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Steve Perlman, Mark Query
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Lihue District
Elevation:
1230
Locality:
Ridge and slopes running south of Kawaikini.
Num Duplicates:
Yes
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Sub-shrub, 35 cm long, corolla yellow-green, rheophytic along streams, occasional.
Ancillary: DNA:
Yes
Habitat:
Dubautia-Sadleria shrubland-fernland
Associated Species:
w/ Dubautia imbricata subsp. acronaea, D. knudsenii subsp. filiformis, D. laxa subsp. hirsuta, D. paleata, D. raillardioides, D. pauciflorula, Sadleria cyatheoides, S. pallida, S. souleyetiana, S. squarrosa, Antidesma platyphyllum var. hillebrandii, Astelia argyrocoma, Bidens forbesii, Broussaisia arguta, Coprosma kauaense, Ilex anomala, Pritchardia hardyi, Syzygium sandwicensis, numerous species of Cheirodendron, Cyanea, Cyrtandra, Labordia, Kadua, Lobelia, Melicope, Metrosideros, Myrsine, Peperomia, Pipturus, Platydesma, Polyscias, Psychotria, Scaevola, and Vaccinium, common sedges are Cyperus sandwicensis, Eragrostis grandis, Gahnia vitiensis subsp. kauaiensis, Machaerina angustifolia, Panicum lineale, along with several species of Dichanthelium, ferns include Cibotium glaucum, Dicranopteris linearis, Diplopterygium pinnatum, Sphenomeris chinensis, several species of Adenophorus, Asplenium, Dryopteris, Elaphoglossum, and Hymenophyllum, open bogs occur in scattered locations along the main upper headwater ridge line and are dominated by genera such as Metrosideros, Rhynchospora, Dichanthelium, Gahnia, Machaerina, Plantago, Viola, and Oreobolus, occasional stands of Metrosideros-Cheirodendron forest, several nearby steep slopes composed of Dicranopteris linearis, Diplopterygium pinnatum, and Sticherus owhyhensis.
Comments:
UTM: 0448466-2438688
Date of Record Creation:
June 15, 2015
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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