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Alectryon macrococcus

Alectryon macrococcus Radlk.

Alaalahua, Hawaii Alectryon, Hawaii-plum, Mahoe

Sapindaceae (Soapberry family)



USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Size Notes: Up to about 35 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Flowers inconspicuous, with no petals.


Native Habitat: Dry to mesic forests.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1SO
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (HI)
Critical Habitat: 17.96(a)
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.


Bibref 1798 - Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii, Revised Edition (1999) Wagner, W.L.; Herbst, D.R.; Sohmer, S.H.

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Web Reference

Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii
Webref 31 - Native Plants Hawai’i (2018) University of Hawaii

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-16
Research By: CBR

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