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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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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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

Ecological Relationships

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

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