Cyrtandra waiolani 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Gesneriaceae

Scientific Name: Cyrtandra waiolani Wawra
Common Name(s):
English Fuzzyflower Cyrtandra

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) & Dickinson, T. (Red List Programme Office)
Known only from the Koolau Mountains on the island of Oahu and was last documented in 1943. If new subpopulations of C. waiolani were discover in this area, it would be under threat from feral pigs and invasive alien plants.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known only from the Koolau Mountains on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. This species was last documented in 1943.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A perennial A shrub 1-2 m tall, found in wet forests in gulches. Leaves are covered with shaggy hairs. Flowers are white, and borne 1-2 per inflorescence.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Feral pigs and invasive alien species.

Citation: Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Cyrtandra waiolani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T44056A10854084. . Downloaded on 22 June 2018.
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