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Clermontia carinifera

Clermontia carinifera Levl., nom. inq.

Koloa Clermontia, Haha, Oha, Oha Wai, Lanai Hale

Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)


USDA Symbol: CLCA6

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.
Fruit: Reddish orange.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: May bloom any time of year under the right conditions.


Native Habitat: Bogs, diverse mesic forests, wet 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 Clermontia carinifera in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Clermontia carinifera in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Clermontia carinifera


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

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