CPC Plant Profile: Napali Coast Schiedea
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Napali Coast Schiedea (Schiedea apokremnos)

Schiedea apokremnos, Kauai. Photo Credit: National Tropical Botanical Garden
Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 154901
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 02/09/1992

low-branching shrub

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Updates
Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Endemic to northwestern Kauai along a section of coastline 11 km long. Fewer than 1,000 plants have been noted in recent years, although more plants may exist in under-explored areas within the species' habitat. The major threats to this species are feral goats and alien plants. Fire is a potential threat.

  • 01/01/2010

feral goats rats alien plant species landslides fires

  • 01/01/2010

ca 4 individuals total scattered in 2 populations < 100 plants in 3 current populations, last updated in 1987 5 populations totaling ca. 100 individuals on Kauai

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Nomenclature
Taxon Schiedea apokremnos
Authority H. St. John
Family Caryophyllaceae
CPC Number 3841
ITIS 20203
USDA SCAP
Common Names Ma'oli'oli | Kauai schiedea
Associated Scientific Names Schiedea apokremnos
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Habitat

crevices of near-vertical coastal cliff faces rock outcrops

Ecological Relationships

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