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Hibiscadelphus giffardianus
Hibiscadelphus giffardianus
Kilauea Hau Kuahiwi
Photographer: Eric White

ID: 0000 0000 0112 1509 (2012-01-20)

Copyright © 2012 Eric White

  • date of photo  Jan 17, 2012
  • this photo depicts a plant that was cultivated or collected in the wild
  • photo location   Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) around 4100 ft.
  • plant's place of origin   Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) (Hawaii, Big Island (Hawaiian Islands), US)
  • family Malvaceae
  • plant community   Mesic forest
  • notes   Genus endemic to Hawaiian Islands. Of 7 species in genus, 4 are extinct while remaining 3 are endangered (2 extinct in wild; all 3 cultivated). This species was down to 1 tree in 1911 near the location of this photo, northeastern slopes of Mauna Loa. Cultivation has allowed this species to persist with current small population.
  • camera   Olympus Stylus 790 SW
  • photo category: Plant - tree

  • common names   Kilauea Hau Kuahiwi (photographer)
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