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Labordia kaalae

Labordia kaalae Forbes

Kamakahala, Waianae Range Labordia

Loganiaceae (Logania family)

Synonym(s): Labordia kaalae var. brachypoda, Labordia kaalae var. fosbergii, Labordia kaalae var. mendax


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


Native Habitat: Ridges in diverse mesic forests, rarely in wet 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 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii

Additional resources

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


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

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