Naturally Occurring Native Species at Ka‘upulehu 2003

Distribution: I = indigenous; E = endemic

Family Genus Species Common Name Distribution
Agavaceae Pleomele hawaiiensis Hala pepe E
Amaranthaceae Nototrichium sandwicense Kulu‘ï E
Araliaceae Reynoldsia sandwicense ‘Ohe makai  
Aspleniaceae Asplenium trichomanes   I
Asteraceae Lipochaeta subcordata Nehe E
Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium oahuense ‘Aheahea E
Convolvulaceae Bonamia menziesii   E
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea indica Koali‘awa I
Cucurbitaceae Sicyos lasiocephalus ‘Änunu E
Cyperaceae Cyperus (Mariscus) hillebrandii   I
Ebenaceae Dispyros sandwicensis Lama E
Fabaceae Caesalpinia kavaiensis Uhiuhi E
Fabaceaei Canavalia hawaiiensis ‘Äwikiwiki E
Fabaceae Erythrina sandwicensis Wiliwili E
Fabaceae Senna gaudichaudii Kolomona I
Fabaceae Sophora chrysophylla Mämane E
Flacourtiaceae Xylosma hawaiiense Maua E
Lamiaceae Plectranthus parviflorus ‘Ala‘ala wai nui I
Malvaceae E Abutilon menziesii Ko‘oloa‘ula E
Malvaceae Kokia drynarioides Koki‘o (‘hau hele‘ula) E
Malvaceae Sida fallax ‘Ilima I
Menispermaceae Cocculus trilobus Huehue I
Myoporaceae Myoporum sandwicensis Naio I
Myrsinaceae Myrsine lanaiensis Kölea E
Myrtaceae Metrosideros polymorpha ‘Öhi‘a E
Oleaceae Nestigis sandwicensis Olopua E
Papaveraceae Argemone glauca Pua Kala E
Piperaceae Peperomia leptostachya Ala‘ala wai nui I
Plumbaginaceae Plumbago zeylanica ‘Ilie‘e I
Polypodiaceae Lepisorus thunbergiana   I
Psilotaceae Psilotum nudum Moa I
Pteridaceae Pellaea ternifolia   I
Rhamnaceae Colubrina oppositifolia Kauila E
Rosaceae Osteomeles anthyllidifolia ‘Ülei I
Rubiaceae Psychotria hawaiiensis Köpiko E
Rubiaceae Psydrax odorata Alahe‘e I
Santalaceae Santalum paniculatum Iliahi E
Sapindaceae Dodonea viscosa A‘ali‘i I
Sapindaceae Sapindus saponaria Mänele (soapberry) I
Sapotaceae Pouteria sandwicensis Äla‘a E
Solonaceae Nothocestrum breviflorum ‘Aiea E
Sterculiaceae Waltheria indica ‘Uhaloa I
Viscaceae Korthalsella remyana Hulumoa E

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List of Native Plants Found in Ka‘upulehu

 

December 21, 1955

(Taken from correspondence from L. W. Bryan, Consulting Forester, Territory of Hawai‘i Division of Forestry)

Hawaiian Name Botanical Name
Maua Xylosma hillebrandii
Lama Maba sandwicensis
Kulu‘ï Nototrichium sandwicense
'Iliahi Santalum freycinetianum
Kauila Colubrina oppositifolia
Ala'a Sideroxylon auahiense var. aurantium
Halapepe Dracena aurea
Alahee Plectronia odorata
Mamani Sophora chrysophylla
‘Ülei Osteomeles anthyllidifolia
Aheehee Chenopodium sandwicheum
'Aiea Nothocestrum breviflorum
Koki'o Kokio rockii
‘Öhi‘a Metrosideros polymorpha

 

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Ka‘upulehu Makai Outplant Data 7/23/99 - 6/28/03

(Note: last mortality data collected 6/25/02)

 

Species #Planted Mortality %Mortality
Abutilon menziesii 211 0 0.00
Dodonaea viscosa 77 1 1.30
Nothocestrum breviflorum 393 0 0.00
Pouteria sandwicensis 95 0 0.00
Psydrax odorata 99 0 0.00
Chenopodium oahuense 20 1 5.14
Bonamia menziesii 226 7 3.09
Pleomele hawaiiensis 391 18 4.61
Hibiscadelphus hualalaiensis 74 0 0.00
Santalum paniculatum 7 1 14.47
Sida fallax 13 2 15.53
Colubrina oppositifolia 181 6 3.33
Kokia drynarioides 846 38 4.52
Nototrichium sandwicense 14 2 14.69
Diospyros sandwicensis 197 5 2.53
Capparis sandwichiana 45 1 2.22
Sophora chrysophylla 14 2 14.35
Hibiscus brackenridgei 206 0 0.00
Xylosma hawaiiense 42 3 7.15
Sesbania tomentosa 82 0 0.00
Reynoldsia sandwicensis 197 0 0.00
Streblus pendulinus 1 0 0.00
Caesalpinia kavaiensis 180 6 3.32
Osteomeles anthyllidifolia 10 2 20.21
Erythrina sandwicensis 3 0 0.00
Plumbago zeylanica 1 0 0.00
Grand Total 3625 95 2.62