Cyanea konahuanuiensis Sporck-Koehler, Koehler, Marquez, Waite & Williams

Kanohuanui Lobelia (Cyanea konahuanuiensis)

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: O’ahu

local names: –

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This species was just described in 2015.

The Kanohuanui Lobelia is known only from the Konahua-nui summit area in the Ko’olau Mountains of O’ahu, where it grows in wet forests at elevations of about 880 to 930 m. [1]

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References:

[1] Margaret Sporck-Koehler, Tobias Koehler, Sebastian Marquez, Mashuri Waite, Adam Williams: A new species of Cyanea (Campanulaceae, Lobelioideae), from the Ko‘olau Mountains of O‘ahu, Hawaiian Islands. PhytoKeys 46: 45-60. 2015

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Photo from: ‘Margaret Sporck-Koehler, Tobias Koehler, Sebastian Marquez, Mashuri Waite, Adam Williams: A new species of Cyanea (Campanulaceae, Lobelioideae), from the Ko‘olau Mountains of O‘ahu, Hawaiian Islands. PhytoKeys 46: 45-60. 2015’

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Cyanea humboldtiana (Gaudich.) Lammers, Givnish & Sytsma

Cyanea humboldtiana

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: O’ahu

local names: –

Cyanea macrostegia Hillebr.

Cyanea macrostegia

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: Maui

local names: –

Cyanea elliptica (Rock) Lammers

Cyanea elliptica

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: Lana’i, Maui

local names: –

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Photo: Kim Starr & Forest Starr; by courtesy of Kim Starr & Forest Starr

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