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Claoxylon sandwicense

Claoxylon sandwicense Müll. Arg.

Luakea, Po'ola

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Claoxylon helleri, Claoxylon sandwicense var. degeneri, Claoxylon sandwicense var. glabrescens, Claoxylon sandwicense var. hillebrandii, Claoxylon sandwicense var. magnifolium, Claoxylon sandwicense var. tomentosum


USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Mesic to sometimes dry 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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Web Reference

Webref 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-03-09
Research By: CBR

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