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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.

 

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Cyrtandra 3’s set -

www.flickr.com/photos/53193377@N02/sets/72157631394798894/

 

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June 5, 2010

Hawai`i, O`ahu, Ko`olau Mountains, southern part, Kāne`ohe area. Plant 1.

 

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Taken on June 5, 2010