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Cyanea lanceolata

Cyanea lanceolata (Gaudich.) Lammers, Givnish & Sytsma

Lanceleaf Cyanea, Haha

Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)

Synonym(s): Rollandia lanceolata, Rollandia lanceolata var. glaberrima, Rollandia lanceolata var. kipapaensis, Rollandia lanceolata var. rockii, Rollandia lanceolata var. viridiflora

USDA Symbol: CYLA12

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Pale to dark magenta, rarely pale greenish. May bloom any time of the year under the right conditions.


Native Habitat: Mesic valleys, wet forests.

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

USFWS Species Profile: Q0IP
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.

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.


Bibref 1790 - Hawaiian Plant Life - Vegetation and Flora (2014) Gustafson, Robert J.; Derral R. Herbst; Philip W. ...

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Web Reference

Webref 49 - Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (2020) Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-18
Research By: CBR

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