CPC Plant Profile: Halemanu's Broomspurge
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Plant Profile

Halemanu's Broomspurge (Euphorbia halemanui)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Euphorbiaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 148577
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

scandent (climbing) shrub

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Updates
  • 01/01/2010

competition with alien plant species feral pigs limited gene pool small numbers of populations

  • 01/01/2010

individuals in 2 current populations 3 known populations with ca. 50 individuals

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Nomenclature
Taxon Euphorbia halemanui
Authority Sherff
Family Euphorbiaceae
CPC Number 8578
ITIS 28160
USDA EUHA3
Common Names Halemanu's Broomspurge | Kauai sandmat | Euphorbia halemanui | Euphorbia remyi
Associated Scientific Names Chamaesyce halemanui | Chamaesyce remyi | Euphorbia halemanui
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Habitat

grows on the steep slopes of gulches in mesic koa forests

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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