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Clermontia hawaiiensis

Clermontia hawaiiensis (Hillebr.) Rock

'Oha Kepau, Haha, Oha, Oha Wai, Oha Wai Nui, Ohaha Wai Nui

Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)

Synonym(s): Clermontia kohalae var. hiloensis

USDA Symbol: CLHA4

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 30 feet tall.
Fruit: Orange.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


Native Habitat: Terrestrial or epiphytic, mesic to wet forests.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACU
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.

Web Reference

Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii
Webref 31 - Native Plants Hawai’i (2018) University of Hawaii
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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