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Cyanea longissima (Rock) H. St. John

Streambank Cyanea (Cyanea longissima 

This species was described in 1911, originally as a variety of another species, the Rough Cyanea (Cyanea scabra Hillebr.)  

The Streambank Cyanea was restricted to the wet forests at the windward slopes of the Haleakala Volkano on Maui, Hawaiian Islands.  The species was last seen in 1927.  


Photo from: ‘Joseph F. Rock: A monographic study o the Hawaiian species of the tribe Lobelioideae, family Campanulaceae. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History 7: 1-394. 1918’  

(public domain)  


edited: 18.04.2019