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Rumex giganteus
Rumex giganteus
Pawale, Uhauhako
Photographer: Eric White

ID: 0000 0000 0214 2457 (2014-02-28)

Copyright © 2014 Eric White

  • date of photo  Oct 14, 2013
  • location   Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve, Hawaii State Forest, near Volcano Village (Hawaii, Big Island (Hawaiian Islands), US)
  • family Polygonaceae
  • plant community   Mesic to wet forest and subalpine woodland, 660-3050m
  • notes   One of 3 Rumex endemic to Hawaiian islands. Found on Moloka'i, Maui and Hawai'i islands, this is the most variable species in Hawaii. Usually a scandent shrub or liana (woody vine), with large, often pendent, paniculate flowers. Flowers usually red, but also green to yellowish green. Monoecious plants. This location is more of a mesic forest with an elevation around 4300ft/1311m.
  • camera   Olympus Stylus 850SW
  • photo category: Plant - vine

  • common names   Pawale, Uhauhako (photographer)
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