00700 001-a-3645 Cyrtandra 3 (similar to Cyrtandra 2). Hawai`i, O`ahu, Ko`olau Mts., Kāne`ohe area. Plant 1.
Cyrtandra 3 (Note: I was calling this Cyrtandra C. kailuaensis for a while, but I no longer think that that name is applicable to it.)
Hawaiian names: ha`iwale
Family: Gesneriaceae - the African violet family
Habit: a shrub.
Native. So far I have seen this Cyrtandra only in the Kāne`ohe area, which is on the windward (northeastern) side of the southeastern Ko`olau Mountains, O`ahu.
Habitat: gulch bottoms in low elevation wet forest.
Cyrtandra 3’s set -
June 5, 2010
Hawai`i, O`ahu, Ko`olau Mountains, southern part, Kāne`ohe area. Plant 1.