Clermontia peleana subsp. peleana 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Campanulales Campanulaceae

Scientific Name: Clermontia peleana subsp. peleana
Parent Species:
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 in the Wild ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V.
Reviewer(s): Maunder, M. (Plant Conservation Committee) & Pollock, C.M. (Red List Programme Office)
Clermontia peleana ssp. peleana was endemic to the island of Hawaii. There is only one individual remaining in cultivation. The last known wild individual died in 2000.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Clermontia peleana ssp. peleana historically occurred on the island of Hawaii. The wild population is now extinct and there is only one known individual left in cultivation.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Wet forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Past threats to the subspecies include pigs, rats, trees falling down with epiphytic plants in them, humans and, potentially, invertebrates.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Federally and state listed as endangered.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Clermontia peleana subsp. peleana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T44102A10855638. . Downloaded on 27 August 2016.
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