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Pisonia umbellifera
(Nyctaginaceae)

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Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Pisonia umbellifera
Nomenclatural information about Pisonia umbellifera is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Pisonia umbellifera information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Pisonia umbellifera--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.

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

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


Cultivation & propagation

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

Got Erosion? ... Plant!
Native species that can combat soil loss are the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 12/19/2003).


Images

Images of Pisonia umbellifera (Nyctaginaceae) (papala kepau)
Links to high-resolution free images of Pisonia umbellifera (Nyctaginaceae) (papala kepau) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Pisonia umbellifera information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Pisonia umbellifera in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Pisonia umbellifera images from Native Plants Hawaii
Images of Pisonia umbellifera are provided on the Native Plants Hawaii website.

Pisonia umbellifera images by Jupiter Nielsen
Images of Pisonia umbellifera are provided online by Maui artist/photographer Jupiter Nielsen.

Pisonia umbellifera images by Karl Magnacca
Images of Pisonia umbellifera by Karl Magnacca are available online.


Distribution

Pisonia umbellifera information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Pisonia umbellifera in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Pisonia umbellifera information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Pisonia umbellifera--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.


Full-text articles

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.


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