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Stenogyne microphylla

Stenogyne microphylla Benth.

Littleleaf Stenogyne, Little-leaf Stenogyne

Lamiaceae (Mint family)

Synonym(s): Stenogyne affinis, Stenogyne crenata, Stenogyne crenata var. muricata, Stenogyne diffusa, Stenogyne diffusa var. glabra, Stenogyne vagans

USDA Symbol: STMI3

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Lobes brownish green to pinkish brown, tubes greenish yellow. May bloom any time of year under the right conditions.


Native Habitat: Subalpine forests.


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
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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