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Labordia waialealae

Labordia waialealae Wawra

Kamakahala, Kamakahala Lau Li'I

Loganiaceae (Logania family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LAWA

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Habitat: Wet forests, shrubby bog hummocks.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW
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.

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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Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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