Tag Archives: Clermontia

Getting to know your Hawaiian Lobeliads #22: Clermontia hawaiiensis

Clermontia hawaiiensis Hawaiian Name: Oha kepau, Oha wai nui Conservation Status: Vulnerable Distribution: Hawaii (Puna & Kau District) Date photographed: May 28, 2012 *Identification: Form– Shrubs 1.5-9 m tall Leaves– oblong to oblanceolate; blades 9-24 cm long by 2.5-6.5 cm wide; margins callose-crenulate; … Continue reading

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Getting to know your Hawaiian Lobeliads #21: Clermontia parviflora

Clermontia parviflora Conservation Status: Apparently Secure Distribution: Hawaii (Kohala Mts; Windward slopes of Mauna Kea & Mauna Loa) Date photographed: 4/29/2012 Ease of viewing: Extremely Easy *Identification: Form– Terrestrial or epiphytic shrub 1-3.5 m tall. Leaves– elliptic or oblanceolate, 6-18 cm … Continue reading

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Getting to know your Hawaiian Lobeliads #19: Clermontia persicifolia

Clermontia persicifolia Hawaiian Name: Oha wai Conservation Status: Apparently Secure Distribution: O’ahu Date photographed: 12/31/2011 Ease of viewing: Medium *Identification: Form– Terrestrial or epiphytic shrubs 2-6 m tall. Leaves– elliptic to oblanceolate; 7-16 cm long, 1.5-4 cm wide; petioles 2-7 … Continue reading

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Getting to know your Hawaiian Lobeliads #10: Clermontia faurei

Clermontia faurei Hawaiian Name: Haha’aiakamanu Conservation Status: Apparently Secure Distribution: Kaua’i, O’ahu (2 records in 1950 & 1956) Date photographed: 9/22/2010 Ease of viewing: Easy *Identification: Form– Terrestrial or epiphytic shrub or tree 2-7 m tall. Leaves– oblong to elliptic; … Continue reading

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Getting to know your Hawaiian Lobeliads #8: Clermontia oblongifolia

Clermontia oblongifolia Hawaiian Name: Oha wai Conservation Status: Apparently Secure Distribution: O’ahu, Moloka’i, Lana’i (extinct), Maui Date photographed: 1/2/2011 Ease of viewing: Easy *Identification: Form– Terrestrial shrub or tree 2-7 m tall. Leaves– oblong, elliptic, or lanceolate; blades 7-19 cm … Continue reading

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Getting to know your Hawaiian Lobeliads #4: Clermontia kakeana

Clermontia kakeana Hawaiian Name: Oha wai Conservation Status: Apparently Secure Distribution: O’ahu, Moloka’i, Mau’i Date photographed: 6/20/2010 Ease of viewing: Easy *Identification: Form– Terrestrial or epiphytic shrub or tree 1-6 m tall. Leaves-elliptic, oblanceolate, or narrowly obovate; blades 12-26 cm … Continue reading

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