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
Description
  • 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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Updates
Nature Serve Biotics
  • 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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Nomenclature
Taxon Plantago princeps var. anomala
Authority Rock
Family Plantaginaceae
CPC Number 7616
ITIS 529712
USDA PLPRA2
Common Names Ale | Laukahi Kuahiwi
Associated Scientific Names Plantago princeps var. anomala | Plantago princeps var. hirtella
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

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

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