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Small-flowered Phyllostegia (Phyllostegia parviflora var. parviflora)

  • Global Rank: TH - Possibly Extinct
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 144127
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

This perennial herb has white flowers organized along short branched flower stalks.

Where is Small-flowered Phyllostegia (Phyllostegia parviflora var. parviflora) located in the wild?


P. parviflora var. parviflora is typically found in cloud habitats along stream banks and below waterfalls, dominated by `ohi`a trees.


It is unknown if it can still be found in its native range on Oahu and West Maui, as the last collection of the herb was made in 1938.

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Small-flowered Phyllostegia can be found in Hawaii

Which CPC Partners conserve Small-flowered Phyllostegia (Phyllostegia parviflora var. parviflora)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Clarice Mendoza
  • 09/01/2017

23 individuals remain in its native range, all from a single subpopulation.

Clarice Mendoza
  • 09/01/2017

This species faces ecological threats like habitat destruction by feral pigs and competition with invasive plants species if is still extant.

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Taxon Phyllostegia parviflora var. parviflora
Authority (Gaudich.) Benth.
Family Lamiaceae
CPC Number 13307
ITIS 196182
Duration Perennial
Common Names Smallflower Phyllostegia
Associated Scientific Names Phyllostegia parviflora var. canescens | Phyllostegia parviflora var. major | Phyllostegia parviflora var. parviflora | Phyllostegia parviflora
Distribution It is unknown if it can still be found in its native range on Oahu and West Maui, as the last collection of the herb was made in 1938.
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Hawaii SH
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