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Clermontia peleana

Clermontia peleana Rock

Pele Clermontia, Haha, Oha Wai

Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CLPE2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 18 feet tall.
Fruit: 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.

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: Epiphytic, wet forests.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1UM
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (HI)
Critical Habitat: 17.96(a)
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Bibliography

Bibref 1790 - Hawaiian Plant Life - Vegetation and Flora (2014) Gustafson, Robert J.; Derral R. Herbst; Philip W. ...
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 peleana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Clermontia peleana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Clermontia peleana

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-03-16
Research By: CBR

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