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Broadleaf Dubautia (Dubautia latifolia)

Photo Credit: National Tropical Botanical Garden
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 133013
  • Lifeform: Vine
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 05/28/1986

branched, woody vine

Where is Broadleaf Dubautia (Dubautia latifolia) located in the wild?


grows on gentle to steep slopes on well drained soil in semi-open, diverse montane mesic forest



States & Provinces:

Broadleaf Dubautia can be found in Hawaii

Which CPC Partners conserve Broadleaf Dubautia (Dubautia latifolia)?

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Conservation Actions

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Endemic to the western side of the island of Kauai. This species is very scattered in the moist forests. It is thought that there are no more than 200 or 300 plants remaining. The species and its moist forest habitat are endangered by the invasion of alien plant species, and by introduced pigs, deer, and goats.

  • 01/01/2010

restricted range fire competition from alien plants is the most serious threat feral pigs off-road vehicle use road maintenance seasonal dieback that could be a potential threat wide spacing of individual plants may pose a threat to the reproduc

  • 01/01/2010

6-7 populations ca. 40 extant individuals

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Taxon Dubautia latifolia
Authority (A. Gray) D. Keck
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 1496
ITIS 38742
Duration Perennial
Common Names Broad-leaved Dubautia | Koholapehu | na`ena`e
Associated Scientific Names Dubautia latifolia | Railliardia latifolia | Railliardia latifolia var. helleri
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Ecological Relationships


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