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Trematolobelia auriculata

Trematolobelia auriculata H. St. John

Lanai False Lobelia, Koli'i

Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)


USDA Symbol: TRAU5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 12 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov


Native Habitat: Wet shrubland on mountain summits.


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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-26
Research By: CBR

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