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Chamaesyce celastroides var. lorifolia

Chamaesyce celastroides (Boiss.) Croizat & O. Deg. var. lorifolia (A. Gray) O. Deg. & I. Deg.

Ekoko, Akoko, Koko, Kokomalei

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Chamaesyce celastroides var. mauiensis, Chamaesyce celastroides var. odonatoides, Euphorbia celastroides var. lorifolia, Euphorbia celastroides var. mauiensis, Euphorbia celastroides var. odonatoides, Euphorbia lorifolia, Euphorbia multiformis var. lorifolia


USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 25 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: High elevations on Maui, rare on L?na?i.


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


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

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