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Melicope mucronulata

Melicope mucronulata (H. St. John) T.G. Hartley & B.C. Stone

Alani

Rutaceae (Rue family)

Synonym(s): Pelea mucronulata

USDA Symbol: MEMU4

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Up to about 12 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: May bloom any time of year under the right conditions.

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: Mesic forests.

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

USFWS Species Profile: Q1Z3
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 49 - Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (2020) Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-05-24
Research By: CBR

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