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Delissea rhytidosperma
(Campanulaceae)

[no common name known]

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Delissea rhytidosperma is native to Hawaii.  Delissea rhytidosperma is native to Hawaii (endemic Kauai). 


Species description or overview

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

USFWS species report on Delissea rhytidosperma
The is available online. A general description of the organism and information about its distribution in the U.S. (including territories and national wildlife refuges) is presented by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, along with links to other documentation regarding federal (endangered/threatened) status, recovery information, and additional resources.

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

Delissea rhytidosperma information from NTBG
Information about Delissea rhytidosperma is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Delissea rhytidosperma
Nomenclatural information about Delissea rhytidosperma is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Delissea rhytidosperma information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Delissea rhytidosperma--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.

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

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


Federal endangered/threatened status

USFWS species report on Delissea rhytidosperma
The is available online. A general description of the organism and information about its distribution in the U.S. (including territories and national wildlife refuges) is presented by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, along with links to other documentation regarding federal (endangered/threatened) status, recovery information, and additional resources.

Delissea rhytidosperma species profile from USFWS
A species profile for Delissea rhytidosperma is provided by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, including links to information regarding the federal endangered/threatened status of this species.


Cultivation & propagation

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

In the Garden: Delissea
This native lobelia (Delissea rhytidosperma), found only in remote Kauai mesic forests, is the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 2/20/2004).

In the Garden: Kauai plant is endangered
Delissea (Delissea rhytidosperma), pollinated by native nectar-feeding birds, is the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 9/16/2005).

Kauai forest plant Delissea has lovely flowers and fruit (Star Bulletin, 4/4/2008)
Delissea rhytidosperma, a rare endemic plant from Kauai, is an interesting specimen plant in landscapes (Rick Barboza, "In The Garden").


Images

Delissea rhytidosperma information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Delissea rhytidosperma in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Delissea rhytidosperma images from Native Plants Hawaii
Images of Delissea rhytidosperma are provided on the Native Plants Hawaii website.

Delissea rhytidosperma images by Jupiter Nielsen
Images of Delissea rhytidosperma are provided online by Maui artist/photographer Jupiter Nielsen.

Delissea rhytidosperma images by Karl Magnacca
Images of Delissea rhytidosperma by Karl Magnacca are available online.


Distribution

Delissea rhytidosperma information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Delissea rhytidosperma in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Delissea rhytidosperma information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Delissea rhytidosperma--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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