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Knudsen's Pelea (Melicope knudsenii)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Rutaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 159548
  • Lifeform: Tree
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 07/24/2023

Where is Knudsen's Pelea (Melicope knudsenii) located in the wild?

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Knudsen's Pelea can be found in Hawaii

Which CPC Partners conserve Knudsen's Pelea (Melicope knudsenii)?

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 Melicope knudsenii
Authority (Hillebr.) T. Hartley & B. Stone
Family Rutaceae
CPC Number 3162
ITIS 196031
Duration Perennial
Common Names Alani | Alani Kuahiwi | Knudsen's Melicope
Associated Scientific Names Melicope knudsenii
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
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