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Chamaesyce atrococca

Chamaesyce atrococca (A. Heller) Croizat & O. Deg.

Koko, Akoko, Ekoko, Kokomalei

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Chamaesyce atrococca var. kilaueana, Chamaesyce atrococca var. kokeeana, Euphorbia atrococca, Euphorbia atrococca var. kilaueana, Euphorbia atrococca var. kokeeana, Euphorbia atrococca var. typica, Euphorbia celastroides var. pseudoniuensis, Euphorbia multiformis var. mohihiensis

USDA Symbol: CHAT2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Dry forest to diverse mesic forest.


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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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-03-10
Research By: CBR

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