CPC Plant Profile: Kauai Hesperomannia
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Plant Profile

Kauai Hesperomannia (Hesperomannia lydgatei)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 150723
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

small tree

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Updates
  • 01/01/2010

competition from alien plants small numbers of individuals feral pigs

  • 01/01/2010

50-100 individuals total in 2 populations on Kauai 4 populations totaling 90-100 individuals

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Nomenclature
Taxon Hesperomannia lydgatei
Authority C. Forbes
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 2230
ITIS 38779
USDA HELY
Common Names Kauai Hesperomannia | Kauai island-aster
Associated Scientific Names Hesperomannia lydgatei
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Habitat

grow along tributaries of streams

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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