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Stenogyne rugosa

Stenogyne rugosa Benth.

Ma'ohi'ohi

Lamiaceae (Mint family)

Synonym(s): Stenogyne kaalae var. coriacea, Stenogyne mollis, Stenogyne rugosa var. mollis, Stenogyne rugosa var. subulata

USDA Symbol: STRU2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Size Notes: Decumbent vines or erect herbs up to about 28 inches tall.
Fruit: Black drupaceous nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Dark to dull red or brownish green. May bloom any time of year under the right conditions.

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Habitat: Mesic forests, bordering lava flows, subalpine woodlands.

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

Metadata

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

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