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Santalum ellipticum
(Santalaceae)

 
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Species description or overview

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

Traditional tree Santalum species (Hawaiian sandalwoods) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
A Hawaiian sandalwood overview is provided by the Traditional Tree Initiative's species profiles for Pacific Island Agroforestry (www.traditionaltree.org).

Santalum ellipticum information from "Common forest trees of Hawaii" View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Santalum ellipticum 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)."

Santalum ellipticum information from NTBG
Information about Santalum ellipticum is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Santalum ellipticum
Nomenclatural information about Santalum ellipticum is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Santalum ellipticum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Santalum ellipticum--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.

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

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


Cultural uses

In the Garden: Lei makers can use many native plants
native plants that are good for lei making are the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 11/5/2004).


Cultivation & propagation

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


Images

Santalum ellipticum images by PT
Santalum ellipticum images are presented online by Maui photographer Philip Thomas and are freely available for noncommercial use.

Images of Santalum ellipticum (Santalaceae) (iliahialoe, coast sandalwood)
Links to high-resolution free images of Santalum ellipticum (Santalaceae) (iliahialoe, coast sandalwood) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Santalum ellipticum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Santalum ellipticum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Santalum ellipticum images from Native Plants Hawaii
Images of Santalum ellipticum are provided on the Native Plants Hawaii website.

Santalum ellipticum images by PT
Images of Santalum ellipticum by Maui photographer Philip Thomas are available online.

Samanea to Syzygium images and weed risk assessment scores
Images of trees Samanea to Syzygium, and their weed risk assessment scores, listed alphabetically, are from the University of Hawaii Forestry Extension.

Santalum ellipticum images by Jupiter Nielsen
Images of Santalum ellipticum are provided online by Maui artist/photographer Jupiter Nielsen.


Distribution

Santalum ellipticum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Santalum ellipticum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Santalum ellipticum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Santalum ellipticum--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

Auwahi - Dry forest of Maui
Images, history, and ethnobotany of Auwahi are on the HEAR website.

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.


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


Full-text articles

Could poor seed dispersal contribute to predation by rodents in a Hawaiian dry forest? (citation)
The citation for the article on rodents is available at the HEAR bibliography site (Biological Invasions, 2011).

Kanaio Natural Area Reserve: biological inventory and management recommendations
Medeiros, Arthur C., Lloyd L. Loope, and C.G. Chimera. 1993. Kanaio Natural Area Reserve: biological inventory and management recommendations. Natural Area Reserve System, State of Hawaii.

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


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