CPC Plant Profile: Kuawawaenohu
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Kuawawaenohu (Alsinidendron lychnoides)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 157372
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

weakly climbing or sprawling subshrub

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Updates
  • 01/01/2010

trampled by bird watchers competition from aggressive alien plant species, habitat degradation by feral pigs risk of extinction from naturally occurring events (such as landslides or hurricanes) and/or reduced reproductive vigor due to the small

  • 01/01/2010

4-5 individuals in 1 population, unknown number in second population < 10 individuals (Kauai) the four known populations contain a total of between 50 and 100 plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Alsinidendron lychnoides
Authority (Hillebr.) Sherff
Family Caryophyllaceae
CPC Number 7629
ITIS 181917
USDA ALLY3
Common Names Kuawawaenohu
Associated Scientific Names Alsinidendron lychnoides | Schiedea lychnoides
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Habitat

typically grows in montane wet forest

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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