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Stenogyne kaalae

Stenogyne kaalae Wawra

Kaala Stenogyne

Lamiaceae (Mint family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: STKA

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Size Notes: Climbing vines up to about 6 feet long.
Fruit: Bluish black drupaceous nutlets.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Habitat: Diverse mesic forests.

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
Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-05-25
Research By: CBR

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