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Ma`o Hau Hele (Hibiscus brackenridgei)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 140960
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Ma`o Hau Hele (Hibiscus brackenridgei) located in the wild?


sun-loving dryland shrub



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Ma`o Hau Hele can be found in Hawaii

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Conservation Actions

  • 01/01/2010

destruction of its native habitat

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Taxon Hibiscus brackenridgei
Authority A. Gray
Family Malvaceae
CPC Number 2255
ITIS 21641
Common Names ma'o hau hele | Native Yellow Hibiscus | Brackenridge's rosemallow
Associated Scientific Names Hibiscus brackenridgei
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Ecological Relationships

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