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Flueggea neowawraea
Flueggea neowawraea
Photographer: Eric White

ID: 0000 0000 0613 1748 (2013-06-19)

Copyright © 2013 Eric White

  • date of photo  May 29, 2013
  • this photo depicts a plant that was cultivated or collected in the wild
  • photo location   Limahuli Garden, National Tropical Botanical Garden
  • plant's place of origin   Haena, Kauai (Hawaii, Kauai (Hawaiian Islands), US)
  • family Phyllanthaceae
  • plant community   Dry to mesic forest
  • notes   Endemic to Hawaiian Islands and now endangered and on the brink of extinction due to an invasive twig borer. Perhaps less than 30 trees exist. This plant was formerly in the Euphorbiaceae family but separated based on genetic studies by M.W. Chase, et al, 1993, Missouri Botanical Garden 80(3):528-580.
  • camera   Nikon D80 Nikkor 60mm
  • photo category: Plant - tree

  • common names   Mehamehame (photographer)
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