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Hibiscadelphus stellatus

Hibiscadelphus stellatus H. Oppenh., Bustamente & Perlman

Stellar Hau Kuahiwi

Malvaceae (Mallow family)


USDA Symbol: HIST2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Steep, rocky slopes.

Web Reference

Webref 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental

Research Literature

Reslit 3042 - A new species of Hibiscadelphus Rock (Malvaceae, Hibisceae) from Maui, Hawaiian Islands (2014) Hank L. Oppenheimer, Keahi M. Bustamente, Steven P...

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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