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Bonamia menziesii

Bonamia menziesii A. Gray

Hawaii Lady's Nightcap, Hawaii Lady's-nightcap, Hawaiian Bonamia, Menzies' Nightcap

Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory family)

Synonym(s): Bonamia menziesii var. rockii

USDA Symbol: BOME2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stems climbing or twining, up to about 50 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: Dry to mesic forests, rarely in wet forests.

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

USFWS Species Profile: Q1TQ
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.

Web Reference

Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii
Webref 31 - Native Plants Hawai’i (2018) University of Hawaii
Webref 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-30
Research By: CBR

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