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Chamaesyce celastroides var. tomentella

Chamaesyce celastroides (Boiss.) Croizat & O. Deg. var. tomentella (Boiss.) Koutnik

Ekoko, Akoko, Koko, Kokomalei

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Chamaesyce multiformis var. kaalana, Chamaesyce multiformis var. perdita, Chamaesyce multiformis var. tomentella, Euphorbia celastroides var. tomentella, Euphorbia multiformis var. kaalana, Euphorbia multiformis var. perdita, Euphorbia multiformis var. tomentella, Euphorbia oahuensis


USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Wai?anae mountains on O?ahu.


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


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

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