Cyrtandra pruinosa H. St. John & Storey

Frosted Cyrtandra (Cyrtandra pruinosa)

The Frosted Cyrtandra is apparently known only from one collection that was made in 1933 off the ‘Aiea trail in the Ko’olau Mountains of O’ahu, Hawaiian Islands.

The species is now considered probably extinct. [1]



[1] J, K. Obata: Rare, threatened and endangered native flora of O’ahu. Newsletter of the Hawaiian Botanical Society 27(2): 39-82. 1988


edited: 10.09.2019