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Clermontia arborescens

Clermontia arborescens (H. Mann) Hillebr.

'Oha Wai Nui, Haha, Oha, Oha Wai, Lanai Hale

Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CLAR4

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Habitat: Terrestrial or epiphytic, mesic montane rain forests, cloud forests.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Bibliography

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 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii
Webref 31 - Native Plants Hawai’i (2018) University of Hawaii
Webref 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-03-13
Research By: CBR

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