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Plumbago zeylanica
(Plumbaginaceae)

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Species description or overview

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

Plumbago zeylanica information from NTBG
Information about Plumbago zeylanica is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Plumbago zeylanica
Nomenclatural information about Plumbago zeylanica is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Plumbago zeylanica information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Plumbago zeylanica--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.

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

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


Cultivation & propagation

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


Images

Images of Plumbago zeylanica (Plumbaginaceae) (iliee)
Links to high-resolution free images of Plumbago zeylanica (Plumbaginaceae) (iliee) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Plumbago zeylanica information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Plumbago zeylanica in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Plumbago zeylanica images from Native Plants Hawaii
Images of Plumbago zeylanica are provided on the Native Plants Hawaii website.

Plumbago zeylanica images by PT
Plumbago zeylanica flower high-resolution images by Maui photographer Philip Thomas are available online.

Plumbago zeylanica images by Jupiter Nielsen
Images of Plumbago zeylanica are provided online by Maui artist/photographer Jupiter Nielsen.


Distribution

Plumbago zeylanica information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Plumbago zeylanica in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Plumbago zeylanica information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Plumbago zeylanica--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

Kahoolawe (Kanaloa): natural areas of Hawaii
Forest and Kim Starr provide information about the island of Kahoolawe as a natural area in Hawaii. Links to additional resources are provided, as well as links to images of plant species found on Kahoolawe.


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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