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(Cyanea recta)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Campanulaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 790179
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/28/2021

unbranched shrub

Participating Institutions
  • 01/01/2010

bark removal by rats, habitt degradation by feral pigs; browsing by goats competition with the alien plant species

  • 01/01/2010

possibly extinct currently, six populations of this species, totalling approximately 500 to 1,500 individuals, are found on State and private land

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Taxon Cyanea recta
Authority (Wawra) Hillebr.
Family Campanulaceae
CPC Number 9501
ITIS 34737
Common Names Upright Cyanea | Kealia cyanea | haha
Associated Scientific Names Cyanea recta | Cyanea larrisonii | Cyanea rockii | Delissea recta
Distribution NA
State Rank
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Hawaii SNR

grows in lowland wet or mesic 'ohi'a forest or shrubland, usually in gulches or on slopes, and typically from 1,300 to 3,070 ft. elevation

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