Hibiscus waimeae subsp. waimeae 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Malvaceae

Scientific Name: Hibiscus waimeae subsp. waimeae
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English White Kauai Hibiscus
Taxonomic Source(s): Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. and Lorence, D.H. 2005. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This subspecies is distributed from Waimea Canyon to the ocean-facing valleys in the west and south-west on Kauai.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Hibiscus waimeae subsp. waimeae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30776A9577681. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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