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Stenogyne kamehamehae

Stenogyne kamehamehae Wawra

Forest Stenogyne

Lamiaceae (Mint family)

Synonym(s): Stenogyne affinis var. retrorsa, Stenogyne kamehamehae var. albiflora, Stenogyne serpens

USDA Symbol: STKA2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Size Notes: Climbing or decumbent vines up to several meters long.
Fruit: Black drupaceous nutlets.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Habitat: Wet forests.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC
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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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 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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