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Nothocestrum longifolium

Nothocestrum longifolium A. Gray

Longleaf Aiea, Aiea, Halena

Solanaceae (Potato family)

Synonym(s): Nothocestrum longifolium var. brevifolium, Nothocestrum longifolium var. rufipilosum


USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Berry
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: Mesic to wet forests.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACU
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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-06-28
Research By: CBR

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