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Nothocestrum breviflorum

Nothocestrum breviflorum A. Gray

Smallflower Aiea, Small-flowered Aiea, Aiea, Halena

Solanaceae (Potato family)

Synonym(s): Nothocestrum breviflorum var. longipes, Nothocestrum brevifolium var. rupilosum

USDA Symbol: NOBR2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 40 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: Dry forests.

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

USFWS Species Profile: Q1ZJ
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.

Web Reference

Webref 49 - Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (2020) Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-06-02
Research By: CBR

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