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Kaulu (Pteralyxia macrocarpa)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 141120
  • Lifeform: Tree
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 07/24/2023

Where is Kaulu (Pteralyxia macrocarpa) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Kaulu can be found in Hawaii

Which CPC Partners conserve Kaulu (Pteralyxia macrocarpa)?

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Taxon Pteralyxia macrocarpa
Authority (Hillebr.) K. Schum.
Family Apocynaceae
CPC Number 9979
ITIS 30206
Duration Perennial
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Pteralyxia macrocarpa
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Ecological Relationships


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