CPC Plant Profile: Remy's Tetramolopium
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Remy's Tetramolopium (Tetramolopium remyi)

Tetramolopium remyi, Lanai. Photo Credit: National Tropical Botanical Garden
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 135129
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 03/05/1993

decumbent or occasionally erect shrub

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Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Endemic to West Maui and Lanai. This species has not been seen on West Maui since 1944. On Lanai, the species has been recorded from a handful of locations along the windward side of the island. Currently, only 2 populations are known to be extant, with a total of fewer than 20 plants. The species is threatened by deer, mouflon sheep, and alien plant species.

  • 01/01/2010

browsing by deer and sheep invading by exotic plants fire

  • 01/01/2010

ca 50-100 individuals in 1 population on Lanai possibly extinct on W. Maui (1 adult) 8 individuals (Lanai) a single population of ca. 35 plants on Aualua Ridge, HI

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Taxon Tetramolopium remyi
Authority (A. Gray) Hillebr.
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 4222
ITIS 38832
Common Names Remy's Tetramolopium | Awalua Ridge tetramolopium
Associated Scientific Names Tetramolopium remyi | Vittadinia remyi | Erigeron remyi
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1

grows on a dry part of the island steep walled gulches and valleys

Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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