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Spermolepis hawaiiensis
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Spermolepis hawaiiensis (Hawaii scaleseed)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 12 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Spermolepis hawaiiensis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Hawaii scaleseed
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae

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Spermolepis hawaiiensis (Hawaii scaleseed or Hawaii spermolepis); habit, cultivated specimen. Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and a threatened species.
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CaptionSpermolepis hawaiiensis (Hawaii scaleseed or Hawaii spermolepis); habit, cultivated specimen. Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and a threatened species.
Copyright©David Eickhoff, Pearl City, Hawaii, USA/via wikipedia - CC BY 2.0
Spermolepis hawaiiensis (Hawaii scaleseed or Hawaii spermolepis); habit, cultivated specimen. Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and a threatened species.
HabitSpermolepis hawaiiensis (Hawaii scaleseed or Hawaii spermolepis); habit, cultivated specimen. Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and a threatened species.©David Eickhoff, Pearl City, Hawaii, USA/via wikipedia - CC BY 2.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Spermolepis hawaiiensis H. Wolff

Preferred Common Name

  • Hawaii scaleseed

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Apiales
  •                         Family: Apiaceae
  •                             Genus: Spermolepis
  •                                 Species: Spermolepis hawaiiensis

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Abutilon grandifolium (hairy Indian mallow)HawaiiCompetitionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010b
Ageratina riparia (mistflower)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010c
Ageratum conyzoides (billy goat weed)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010d
Anagallis arvensis (scarlet pimpernel)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Axis axis (Indian spotted deer)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Boerhavia coccinea (scarlet spiderling)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Bos taurus (cattle)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010k
Bothriochloa pertusa (pitted beard grass)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010b
Bromus hordeaceus (soft brome)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Capra hircus (goats)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010s
Chamaecrista nictitans (sensitive partridge pea)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010b
Indigofera suffruticosa (Anil indigo)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Competition - smotheringUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010b
Kalanchoe pinnata (cathedral bells)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010n
Lantana camara (lantana)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010q
Leucaena leucocephala (leucaena)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010i
Melia azedarach (Chinaberry)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010b
Melinis minutiflora (molasses grass)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010j
Morella faya (firetree)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010e
Opuntia ficus-indica (prickly pear)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010b
Pennisetum clandestinum (Kikuyu grass)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Schinus terebinthifolius (Brazilian pepper tree)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010k
Setaria parviflora (knotroot foxtail)HawaiiCompetitionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010h

References

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US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010. Spermolepis hawaiiensis (no common name) 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation. Hawaii, USA: US Fish and Wildlife Service, 19 pp. http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/five_year_review/doc3350.pdf

US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010. Spermolepis hawaiiensis (no common name): 5-year review, summary and evaluation., Honolulu, HI, USA: US Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office, 21 pp. http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/five_year_review/doc3350.pdf

US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010. Wilkesia hobdyi (dwarf iliau) 5-YEAR REVIEW Short Form Summary. Hawaii, USA: US Fish and Wildlife Service, 8 pp. http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/five_year_review/doc3310.pdf