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Gouania hillebrandii

Gouania hillebrandii Oliv. ex Hillebr.

Hairy-fruit Chewstick, Hairyfruit Chewstick

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn family)

Synonym(s): Gouania cucullata, Gouania faurieri, Gouania lydgatei, Gouania mannii, Gouania pilata, Gouania remyi, Gouania sandwichiana, Gouania thinophila

USDA Symbol: GOHI2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: Dry forests, pastures, slopes.

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

USFWS Species Profile: Q1WP
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 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 31 - Native Plants Hawai’i (2018) University of Hawaii
Webref 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-11-16
Research By: CBR

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