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NTBG Plant Name:
Polyscias racemosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000064960
Specimen ID:
077840
Collector ID:
AMW343
Collector Name:
Adam M. Williams
Collection Date:
February 7, 2017
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Kaili Kosaka
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Locality:
Back of Westernmost gulch in Hoolulu Valley, Honoonapali Natural Area Reserve
Elevation:
277m
Num Duplicates:
Yes
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
A single tree growing off the side of a sheer West facing cliff in full sun near the back of Hoolulu Valley. Approximately 6m tall and healthy, the tree was entirely vegetative. Leaves thick, dark green above, densely white pubescent below. New growth obscured in snowy tomentum.
Ancillary: DNA:
Yes
Aspect:
West
Slope:
Vertical
Closure:
Open
Plant Height:
6
Moisture:
Mesic
Topography:
Mid-Slope
Habit:
Tree
Phenology:
Vegetative
Vigor:
Normal
Frequency:
Rare
Population Size:
1-10
Population Area:
1-5 m2
Habitat:
Lama/Ohia Mesic Forest
Associated Species:
Pritchardia napaliensis, Ochrosia kauaiensis, Diospyros sandwicensis, Pittosporum napaliense, Streblus pendulinus, Psychotria kaduana, Santalum pyrularium, Aleurites moluccana, Carex sp., Lantana camara
Comments:
this is one of three trees known in Hoolulu Valley. I believe this is the first time this individual tree has ever been recorded
Date of Record Creation:
November 13, 2018
Date of Last Update:
September 24, 2019

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