Acalypha wilderi Merr.

Acalypha wilderi

Distribution:

Cook Islands: Rarotonga

local name: –

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Excoecaria confertiflora A. C. Sm.

Excoecaria confertiflora

Distribution:

Fiji: Viti Levu

local name: –

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This species is endemic to the island of Viti Levu, Fiji, where it obviously is restricted to the coastal hills of the Serua Province. [1]

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References:

[1] Albert C. Smith: Flora Vitiensis Nova: A new flora of Fiji (Spermatophytes only). Vol. 2. Lawai, Kauai, Hawaii 1981

Homalanthus polyandrus (Hook. f. ex Müll.Arg.) Cheeseman

Kermadec Poplar (Homalanthus polyandrous)

Distribution:

New Zealand: Macauley Island, Raoul Island (Kermadec Islands)

local names: –

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The up to 10 m tall Kermadec Poplar is endemic to the Kermadec Islands, where it can be found on Macauley Island and Raoul Island.

Euphorbia plumerioides Teijsm. ex Hassk.

Euphorbia plumerioides

Distribution:

Fiji: Beqa, Kadavu, Ovalau, Vanua Levu, Viti Levu, Waya

local names:

reanitua – Waya / Fiji
soto – Fiji
tavasa – Beqa / Fiji
vasa damu – Fiji

Euphorbia celastroides Boiss.

Euphorbia celastroides

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: Hawai’i, Kaua’i, Ka’ula, Kaho’olawe, Lana’i, Maui, Moloka’i, Nihoa, Ni’ihau, O’ahu

local names: –

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Euphorbia celastroides var. amplectens Sherff
Euphorbia celastroides var. celastroides Boiss.
Euphorbia celastroides var. hanapepensis Sherff
Euphorbia celastroides var. kaenana Sherff
Euphorbia celastroides var. laehiensis O. Deg., I. Deg. & Sherff
Euphorbia celastroides var. lorifolia (A. Gray) Sherff
Euphorbia celastroides var. stokesii (C. N. Forbes) Sherff
Euphorbia celastroides var. tomentella (Boiss.) Oudejans

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Euphorbia celastroides var. stokesii

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

http://www.starrenvironmental.com

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edited:

05.02.2017