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Alphitonia ponderosa
(Rhamnaceae)

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Species description or overview

Alphitonia ponderosa information from "Common forest trees of Hawaii" View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Alphitonia ponderosa is presented with respect to this species being a forest tree in Hawaii. The information on this site is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) 1989 publication by Little and Skolmen entitled "Common forest trees of Hawaii (native and introduced)."


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Alphitonia ponderosa
Nomenclatural information about Alphitonia ponderosa is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Alphitonia ponderosa information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Alphitonia ponderosa--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Alphitonia ponderosa information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Alphitonia ponderosa, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Alphitonia ponderosa
Nomenclatural information about Alphitonia ponderosa is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Images

Images of Alphitonia ponderosa (Rhamnaceae) (kauila)
Links to high-resolution free images of Alphitonia ponderosa (Rhamnaceae) (kauila) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Alphitonia ponderosa information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Alphitonia ponderosa in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Alphitonia ponderosa images by Jupiter Nielsen
Images of Alphitonia ponderosa are provided online by Maui artist/photographer Jupiter Nielsen.

Alphitonia ponderosa images by Karl Magnacca
Images of Alphitonia ponderosa by Karl Magnacca are available online.


Distribution

Alphitonia ponderosa information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Alphitonia ponderosa in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Alphitonia ponderosa information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Alphitonia ponderosa--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Where to see this species

Auwahi - Dry forest of Maui
Images, history, and ethnobotany of Auwahi are on the HEAR website.


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