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Scaevola coriacea
(dwarf naupaka)

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Scaevola coriacea (dwarf naupaka)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Scaevola coriacea
  • Preferred Common Name
  • dwarf naupaka
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Scaevola coriacea; habit with flower. Threatened species. Kanaha Beach, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April, 2009.
TitleHabit
CaptionScaevola coriacea; habit with flower. Threatened species. Kanaha Beach, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April, 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Scaevola coriacea; habit with flower. Threatened species. Kanaha Beach, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April, 2009.
HabitScaevola coriacea; habit with flower. Threatened species. Kanaha Beach, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April, 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Scaevola coriacea (Dwarf naupaka); habit. Kanapou, Kahoolawe, Hawaii, USA. December, 2010.
TitleHabit
CaptionScaevola coriacea (Dwarf naupaka); habit. Kanapou, Kahoolawe, Hawaii, USA. December, 2010.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Scaevola coriacea (Dwarf naupaka); habit. Kanapou, Kahoolawe, Hawaii, USA. December, 2010.
HabitScaevola coriacea (Dwarf naupaka); habit. Kanapou, Kahoolawe, Hawaii, USA. December, 2010.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Scaevola coriacea (dwarf naupaka); flowers, leaves and fruits. K2, Kahoolawe, Hawaii, USA. December, 2004.
TitleFlowers and fruits
CaptionScaevola coriacea (dwarf naupaka); flowers, leaves and fruits. K2, Kahoolawe, Hawaii, USA. December, 2004.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Scaevola coriacea (dwarf naupaka); flowers, leaves and fruits. K2, Kahoolawe, Hawaii, USA. December, 2004.
Flowers and fruitsScaevola coriacea (dwarf naupaka); flowers, leaves and fruits. K2, Kahoolawe, Hawaii, USA. December, 2004.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Scaevola coriacea Nutt.

Preferred Common Name

  • dwarf naupaka

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Goodeniales
  •                         Family: Goodeniaceae
  •                             Genus: Scaevola
  •                                 Species: Scaevola coriacea

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Abutilon grandifolium (hairy Indian mallow)HawaiiCompetitionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Achatina fulica (giant African land snail)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Atriplex semibaccata (Australian saltbush)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Competition - shading; Competition (unspecified)Wood, 2008; US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Bidens pilosa (blackjack)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Casuarina equisetifolia (casuarina)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010c
Cenchrus echinatus (southern sandbur)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Chenopodium murale (nettleleaf goosefoot)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Conyza bonariensis (hairy fleabane)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Cynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Dactyloctenium aegyptium (crowfoot grass)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Digitaria ciliaris (southern crabgrass)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Digitaria insularis (sourgrass)HawaiiCompetition - shadingUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Eleusine indica (goose grass)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Emilia fosbergii (Florida tassel-flower)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Kalanchoe pinnata (cathedral bells)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010k
Lantana camara (lantana)Hawaii; HawaiiCompetition (unspecified); Competition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010l; US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010l
Leucaena leucocephala (leucaena)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010d
Melinis minutiflora (molasses grass)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010h
Portulaca oleracea (purslane)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Portulaca pilosa (kiss-me-quick)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Prosopis pallida (mesquite)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Psidium guajava (guava)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010g
Schinus terebinthifolius (Brazilian pepper tree)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010g
Syzygium cumini (black plum)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010b
Tribulus terrestris (puncture vine)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Tridax procumbens (coat buttons)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified)US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010

References

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US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010. Scaevola coriacea (dwarf naupaka) 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation. 19 pp. http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/five_year_review/doc3318.pdf

Wood KR, 2008. Notes on the conservation status of Scaevola coriacea Nutt. (Goodeniaceae). Kalaheo, Hawaii, USA: National Tropical Botanical Garden, 5 pp.