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Chamaesyce celastroides var. amplectens

Chamaesyce celastroides (Boiss.) Croizat & O. Deg. var. amplectens (Sherff) O. Deg. & I. Deg.

Ekoko, Akoko, Koko, Kokomalei

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Chamaesyce celastroides var. halawana, Chamaesyce celastroides var. ingrata, Chamaesyce celastroides var. kohalana, Chamaesyce celastroides var. saxicola, Chamaesyce celastroides var. waikoluensis, Chamaesyce multiformis var. manoana, Euphorbia celastroides var. amplectens, Euphorbia celastroides var. halawana, Euphorbia celastroides var. ingrata, Euphorbia celastroides var. kohalana, Euphorbia celastroides var. saxicola, Euphorbia celastroides var. waikoluensis, Euphorbia multiformis var. manoana


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


Native Habitat: Upland areas, found on all the main Hawaiian islands.


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 31 - Native Plants Hawai’i (2018) University of Hawaii

Additional resources

USDA: Find Chamaesyce celastroides var. amplectens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chamaesyce celastroides var. amplectens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chamaesyce celastroides var. amplectens


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

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