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Viola kauaensis var. wahiawaensis

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Viola kauaensis var. wahiawaensis

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 24 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Viola kauaensis var. wahiawaensis
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Viola kauaensis var. wahiawaensis C.N. Forbes

Other Scientific Names

  • Viola kauaiensis var. wahiawaensis C. N. Forbes

Local Common Names

  • USA/Hawaii: nani wai`ale`ale

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Violales
  •                         Family: Violaceae
  •                             Genus: Viola
  •                                 Species: Viola kauaensis var. wahiawaensis

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Juncus planifolius (broadleaf rush)HawaiiCompetition (unspecified); Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2009
Pterolepis glomerata (false meadowbeauty)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Rapid growthUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1998

References

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US Fish and Wildlife Service, 1998. Kauai II: Addendum to the Recovery Plan for the Kauai Plant Cluster. Portland, Oregon, USA: US Fish and Wildlife Service, 84 pp.