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Ma`aloa (Neraudia ovata)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Urticaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 147416
  • Lifeform: Vine, Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 07/24/2023

sprawling or rarely erect shrub

Where is Ma`aloa (Neraudia ovata) located in the wild?

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Ma`aloa can be found in Hawaii

Which CPC Partners conserve Ma`aloa (Neraudia ovata)?

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.

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Taxon Neraudia ovata
Authority Gaud.
Family Urticaceae
CPC Number 2952
ITIS 19179
Duration Perennial
Common Names Big Island Ma'oloa | Ma'aloa | Ma'oloa | 'oloa
Associated Scientific Names Neraudia ovata
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Ecological Relationships

Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting
Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife Hawaii Reintroduction 2004
Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife Hawaii Reintroduction 2014

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