Melicope cruciata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Rutaceae

Scientific Name: Melicope cruciata
Species Authority: (A.Heller) T.G.Hartley & B.C.Stone
Common Name(s):
English Cross-bearing Pelea
Pelea cruciata A.Heller
Taxonomic Source(s): Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. and Lorence, D.H. 2005 onwards. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known only from a few collections, in Kaholuamanu and Mt. Waialeale on Kauai.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population:It is now probably extinct.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A small tree thought to be taken from boggy rainforest above 1,000 m.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Melicope cruciata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33664A9795088. . Downloaded on 28 October 2016.
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