Cheirodendron

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Cheirodendron
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Cheirodendron trigynum on Maui
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Araliaceae
Subfamily: Aralioideae
Genus: Cheirodendron
Nutt. ex Seem.
Species

Cheirodendron is a genus of flowering plant in the ivy family, Araliaceae. All six species in the genus are endemic to Polynesia, the five Hawaiian species are generally called ʻōlapa, and occur in wet forests on all major islands as well as some mesic forests, such as Kipuka Puaulu.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Florence, J. (1998). "Cheirodendron bastardianum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2009-03-24. 
  2. ^ a b c "olapa, lapa, lapalapa". Hawaiian Ethnobotany Online Database. Bernice P. Bishop Museum. Archived from the original on 2007-07-02. Retrieved 2009-03-24. 
  3. ^ Little Jr., Elbert L.; Roger G. Skolmen (1989). "Lapalapa" (PDF). United States Forest Service. 
  4. ^ Little Jr., Elbert L.; Roger G. Skolmen (1989). "ʻŌlapa, common cheirodendron" (PDF). United States Forest Service. 

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