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Clermontia arborescens
(Campanulaceae)

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Species description or overview

Clermontia arborescens information from Native Plants Hawaii
Information about Clermontia arborescens--including details regarding plant, flower, and leaf characteristics; pests and diseases; growth requirements; and environment--is provided by Native Plants Hawaii.

Clermontia arborescens information from "Common forest trees of Hawaii" View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Clermontia arborescens 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 Clermontia arborescens
Nomenclatural information about Clermontia arborescens is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


Cultivation & propagation

Clermontia arborescens information from Native Plants Hawaii
Information about Clermontia arborescens--including details regarding plant, flower, and leaf characteristics; pests and diseases; growth requirements; and environment--is provided by Native Plants Hawaii.


Images

Images of Clermontia arborescens (Campanulaceae) (oha wai nui, oha wai, oha, haha)
Links to high-resolution free images of Clermontia arborescens (Campanulaceae) (oha wai nui, oha wai, oha, haha) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Clermontia arborescens information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Clermontia arborescens in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Clermontia arborescens images by Karl Magnacca
Images of Clermontia arborescens by Karl Magnacca are available online.


Distribution

Clermontia arborescens information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Clermontia arborescens in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Full-text articles

Phenology, reproductive potential, seed dispersal and predation, and seedling establishment of three invasive plant species in a Hawaiian rain forest
Medeiros, A.C. 2004. Phenology, reproductive potential, seed dispersal and predation, and seedling establishment of three invasive plant species in a Hawaiian rain forest. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu.

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.


Other resources

Phenology, reproductive potential, seed dispersal and predation, and seedling establishment of three invasive plant species in a Hawaiian rain forest
After rain forest of Haleakala National Park was fenced in the late 1980s, native vegetation responded vigorously yet three problematic plant invaders (Clidemia hirta, Hedychium gardnerianum, and Psidium cattleianum) continued to spread unabated and became of great concern to Park managers. This contribution provides a quantitative assessment of crucial life history junctures (quantitative phenology, reproductive potential, seed dispersal, seed predation, seedling establishment) to assist Haleakala NP and other managers of Hawaiian rain forests. It also provides detailed information for potentially identifying key characteristics in prevention, rapid response, and prioritization of incoming invasive species. (This document is the 2004 Ph.D. dissertation of Dr. Arthur C. Medeiros for the Department of Zoology at the University of Hawaii.)


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