Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Malvaceae
Hibiscus waimeae A.Heller subsp. hannerae (O. & I.Deg.) D.M.Bates

Verified by: Temperate sect. 15 May 2013
Notes: Verified with Wagner, W.L. et al. 1999 'Manual Flowering Plants of Hawai'i' Vol. 1. Plant stellate pubescent. Leaves greyish soft pubescent when young. Flowers white. Calyx 2-2.5cm long tubular and with short epicalyx . Staminal column dark red antheriferous only in the upper half portion. Rare subpspecies from the Limahuli valley.
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Wild voucher no:                                 15 August 1988
Locality:  Hawai'i, Kauai Island, Haena, Limahul

epicalyx epicalyx

calyx calyx

corolla mouth corolla mouth

corolla tube corolla tube

corolla section corolla section

ovary ovary

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staminal column staminal column

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stamens stamens

thecae thecae

stigmas stigmas

ovary cross section ovary cross section

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abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface  

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