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Plantago hawaiensis
(Hawai'i plantain)

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Plantago hawaiensis (Hawai'i plantain)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Plantago hawaiensis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Hawai'i plantain
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Plantago hawaiensis Pilg.

Preferred Common Name

  • Hawai'i plantain

Local Common Names

  • USA/Hawaii: kuahiwi laukahi

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Plantaginales
  •                         Family: Plantaginaceae
  •                             Genus: Plantago
  •                                 Species: Plantago hawaiensis

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Andropogon virginicus (broomsedge)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996
Ardisia elliptica (shoebutton ardisia)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996
Cannabis sativa (hemp)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996
Capra hircus (goats)HawaiiHerbivory/grazing/browsingUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996a
Digitaria ciliaris (southern crabgrass)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Competition - smotheringUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996
Heterotheca grandiflora (telegraph weed)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996
Lantana camara (lantana)HawaiiAllelopathic; Competition - monopolizing resources; Competition - smotheringUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996a
Leucaena leucocephala (leucaena)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service,
Melia azedarach (Chinaberry)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996
Ovis aries (sheep)HawaiiHerbivory/grazing/browsingUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996
Ovis aries musimon (European mouflon)HawaiiHerbivory/grazing/browsingUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996
Pennisetum clandestinum (Kikuyu grass)HawaiiAllelopathic; Competition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996
Schinus terebinthifolius (Brazilian pepper tree)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996a

References

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US Fish and Wildlife Service, 1996. Big Island Plant Cluster Recovery Plan. Big Island Plant Cluster Recovery Plan. Portland, Oregon, USA: US Fish and Wildlife Service, 202 pp.