CPC Plant Profile: Laukahi Kuahiwi
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Laukahi Kuahiwi (Plantago princeps var. anomala)

Plantago princep,s var. anomala, Kauai. Photo Credit: National Tropical Botanical Garden
  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Plantaginaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 153575
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 04/01/1990

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  • 05/02/2017

Endemic to the island of Kauai. This taxon is now known from only 4 locations with a total of fewer than 50 plants. Its habitats are undergoing severe degradation from feral goats and pigs, and from the invasion of alien plant species.

  • 01/01/2010

10-15 individuals in 1 population on Oahu 15 individuals in 1 population on Kauai 20 individuals (Kauai) 10-20 individuals (Oahu)

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Taxon Plantago princeps var. anomala
Authority Rock
Family Plantaginaceae
CPC Number 7616
ITIS 529712
Common Names Ale | Laukahi Kuahiwi
Associated Scientific Names Plantago princeps var. anomala | Plantago princeps var. hirtella
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1

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