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`Ihi (Portulaca molokiniensis)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Portulacaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 158886
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 02/09/1992

Where is `Ihi (Portulaca molokiniensis) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

`Ihi can be found in Hawaii

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Conservation Actions

  • 04/15/2017

< 20 individuals in 4 current populations, last updated 1987 5 individuals (Maui) 2 known populations: 1) Molokini Islet (Maui), 5 individuals; 2) Ka'aholawe, < 5 individuals

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Taxon Portulaca molokiniensis
Authority Hobdy
Family Portulacaceae
CPC Number 8944
ITIS 504541
Common Names 'ihi | purslane
Associated Scientific Names Portulaca molokiniensis
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Bees Confirmed Pollinator Link
Flower-loving flies Flower flies Confirmed Pollinator Link

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