CPC Plant Profile: Elliptic-leaf Charpentiera
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Elliptic-leaf Charpentiera (Charpentiera elliptica)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Amaranthaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 128334
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 06/17/2021

Participating Institutions
Center for Plant Conservation
  • 08/18/2021
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

In 2021, CPC contracted the National Tropical Botanical Garden to recollect seed from a population currently held in long term orthodox seed storage as part of an IMLS-funded seed longevity experiment. The National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation will evaluate how germination tested viability and RNA Integrity of seed lots decline over time in storage.

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Taxon Charpentiera elliptica
Authority A. Heller
Family Amaranthaceae
CPC Number 46113
ITIS 20789
Common Names ellipticleaf papala
Associated Scientific Names
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S2S3

Ecological Relationships

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