Mezoneuron kavaiense -
mezoneuron kavaiense

Mezoneuron kavaiense

Mezoneuron kavaiense NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

ITIS Reports –Mezoneuron kavaiense ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.This tree also goes by the names Kāwa’u (Maui) and Kea (Maui).

FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Mezoneuron kavaiense is a rare species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is endemic to Hawaii. Common names include Uhiuhi, Kāwaʻu, and Kea. It is threatened by invasive species, particularly feral ungulates.The former genus Caesalpinia is named for Andrea Cesalpino (1519-1603), Italian botanist, philospher and physician. The current generic name is Mezoneuron is from the Greek meizon, greater, and neuron, nerve, referring to the winged pod. The specific epithet kavaiense is in reference to the island of Kauaʻi.

Detailed information
Full Name: Uhi uhi (Mezoneuron kavaiense)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 07/08/1986 Pacific Region (Region 1) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Uhi uhi, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Hawaii
  • US Counties in which the Uhi uhi, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
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