Coprosma kauensis


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Rubioideae
Tribus: Anthospermeae
Genus: Coprosma
Species: Coprosma kauensis


Coprosma kauensis (A.Gray) A.Heller, Minnesota Bot. Stud. 1: 894 (1897)

  • Type: [United States Exloring Expedition under the command of Charles Wilkes, 1838–1842] s.n. (US-US00129910-42351).
  • Type locality: [United States of America.] Sandwich[Hawaiian] Islands: Kauai[Kauʻai.]


  • Basionym
    • Coprosma pubens var. kauensis A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 4: 49 (1860); as Var. β Kauensis
  • Homotypic
    • Coprosma stephanocarpa var. kauensis (A.Gray) Hillebr., Fl. Hawaiian Isl.: 187 (1888); as β var. Kauaiensis


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
    • Regional: North-Central Pacific
      • Hawaii
        • Hawaiian Is.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular namesEdit

Hawaiʻi: Kōī