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Caesalpinia kavaiensis
(Fabaceae)

uhiuhi

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Caesalpinia kavaiensis is native to Hawaii.  Caesalpinia kavaiensis is native to Hawaii (Oahu, Big Island, Maui, Lanai). 


Species description or overview

Caesalpinia kavaiensis fact sheet View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Caesalpinia kavaiensis fact sheet from "Hawaii's Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy (effective October 1, 2005)."


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Caesalpinia kavaiensis
Nomenclatural information about Caesalpinia kavaiensis is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Caesalpinia kavaiensis information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Caesalpinia kavaiensis--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.

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

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


Cultivation & propagation

Caesalpinia kavaiensis (uhiuhi) propagation and cultivation (UH/CTAHR)
Uhiuhi propagation using scarified seeds is reviewed in the Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Database from the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources.

In the Garden: Uhi uhi
Uhi uhi (Caesalpinia kavaiensis), a rare and spectacular tree, is the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 2/27/2004).


Images

Caesalpinia kavaiensis information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Caesalpinia kavaiensis in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Caesalpinia kavaiensis images by Jupiter Nielsen
Images of Caesalpinia kavaiensis are provided online by Maui artist/photographer Jupiter Nielsen.

Caesalpinia kavaiensis images by Karl Magnacca
Images of Caesalpinia kavaiensis by Karl Magnacca are available online.


Distribution

Caesalpinia kavaiensis information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Caesalpinia kavaiensis in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Caesalpinia kavaiensis information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Caesalpinia kavaiensis--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.


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