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Charpentiera tomentosa var. maakuaensis

Charpentiera tomentosa Sohmer var. maakuaensis Sohmer

Papala, Waianae Range Papala, Woolly Charpentiera

Amaranthaceae (Amaranth family)



USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Size Notes: Up to about 40 feet tall.
Fruit: Utricle. Seeds shiny black.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Mesic forests.


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 Charpentiera tomentosa var. maakuaensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Charpentiera tomentosa var. maakuaensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Charpentiera tomentosa var. maakuaensis


Record Modified: 2020-10-27
Research By: CBR

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