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Hibiscadelphus giffardianus
Hibiscadelphus giffardianus
Kilauea Hau Kuahiwi
Photographer: Eric White

ID: 0000 0000 0912 1120 (2012-09-24)

Copyright © 2012 Eric White

  • date of photo  Sep 21, 2012
  • this photo depicts a plant that was cultivated or collected in the wild
  • photo location   Kipuka Puaulu, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • plant's place of origin   Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii, Big Island (Hawaiian Islands), US)
  • family Malvaceae
  • plant community   Mesic forest
  • notes   Photo shows the woody fruit capsule. The number of fruit observed is fairly small, perhaps due to decreased pollination and/or consumption by invasive rats. A study showed 90% of H. giffardianus seeds were eaten by rats.
  • camera   Olympus Stylus 790 SW
  • photo category: Plant - tree

  • common names   Kilauea Hau Kuahiwi (photographer)
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