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This species is accepted, and its native range is Hawaiian Islands (E. Maui: Leeward slope, Haleakala).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Extinct in:

Hawaii

Cyanea comata Hillebr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 4, 1990 Hillebrand, W. [s.n.], Hawaii K000741894 syntype
May 4, 1990 Hillebrand, W. [89], Hawaii K000741895 syntype
Aug 12, 2002 Hillebrand, W. [s.n.], Hawaii Delissea comata K000741954

First published in Fl. Hawaiian Isl.: 256 (1888)

Accepted by

  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047.
  • Lammers, T.G. (2007). World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae: 1-675. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0