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Adenophorus oahuensis

Adenophorus oahuensis (Copeland) Bishop

Oahu Kihi Fern, Oahu Kihifern

Grammitidaceae (Kihi Fern family)

Synonym(s): Grammitis oahuensis


USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Size Notes: Fronds up to about 4 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, sporulating plant.


Native Distribution: Genus Adenophorus is endemic to Hawaii.
Native Habitat: Epiphytic in wet forests, occasionally near streams in deep valleys.


Bibref 1815 - Hawai'i's Ferns and Fern Allies (2003) Palmer, Daniel D.

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Adenophorus oahuensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Adenophorus oahuensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Adenophorus oahuensis


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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