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Labordia helleri

Labordia helleri Sherff

Kamakahala, Napali Coast Labordia

Loganiaceae (Logania family)

Synonym(s): Labordia helleri var. macrocarpa, Labordia kaalae var. kauaiensis

USDA Symbol: LAHE3

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Vine
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Diverse mesic forests, mesic valleys.

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

USFWS Species Profile: Q34Q
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.


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


Record Modified: 2020-12-10
Research By: CBR

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