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Na`ena`e (Dubautia pauciflorula)

Photo Credit: National Tropical Botanical Garden
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 160721
  • Lifeform: Vine, Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 04/01/1990

erect shrub

Where is Na`ena`e (Dubautia pauciflorula) located in the wild?


on ridge of drainage basin



States & Provinces:

Na`ena`e can be found in Hawaii

Which CPC Partners conserve Na`ena`e (Dubautia pauciflorula)?

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Conservation Actions

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Recorded only from the Wahiawa Drainage in southern Kauai. There are 4 known occurrences with a total of fewer than 50 plants. It is threatened by alien plants and feral pigs.

  • 01/01/2010

small number of remaining individuals competition from alien plants feral pigs

  • 01/01/2010

ca 15 individuals in 1 population < 20 individuals (Kauai) 3 populations totaling ca. 33 individuals

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Taxon Dubautia pauciflorula
Authority H. St. John & G.D. Carr
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 7010
ITIS 196319
Duration Perennial
Common Names Kupaoa | Na'ena'e
Associated Scientific Names Dubautia pauciflorula
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Ecological Relationships


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