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Kauai Hesperomannia (Hesperomannia lydgatei)

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

small tree

Where is Kauai Hesperomannia (Hesperomannia lydgatei) located in the wild?


grow along tributaries of streams



States & Provinces:

Kauai Hesperomannia can be found in Hawaii

Which CPC Partners conserve Kauai Hesperomannia (Hesperomannia lydgatei)?

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

  • 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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Taxon Hesperomannia lydgatei
Authority C. Forbes
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 2230
ITIS 38779
Duration Perennial
Common Names Kauai Hesperomannia | Kauai island-aster
Associated Scientific Names Hesperomannia lydgatei
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Ecological Relationships


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