Fishes of Nationa Park of American Samoa

Hawaiian prickley poppy, Argemone glauca var. decipiens

Plants of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park is an illustrated list of plants occurring within the park -- each name linked to a species by family. If illustrations are available, thumbnail pictures on the family list pages link to enlarged photos.

Or, you can browse pages of illustrations arranged by family. With some browsers holding your curser on the image will pop up the plant name. (There, clicking on any image jumps to the enlarged photo).

Plate 1. Poppies to Breadfruit
Plate 2. Legumes to Nightshade family
Plate 3. Heliotrope to Bullrush
Plate 4. Grasses ot Aloe

The principal sources of the plants listed here are from:

Canfield, J. E. 1990. Description and Map of the Plant Communities of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. Cooperative National Park Resources Study Unit, Technical Report 73. Dept of Botany, Univ of Hawaii. Honolulu. (download this report in pdf), and

Pratt, L. W. and L. L. Abbot. 1996. Distribution and Abundance of Alien and Native Plant Species in Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. Cooperative National Park Resources Study Unit, Technical Report 103. Dept of Botany, Univ of Hawaii. Honolulu. (download this report in pdf)

Pratt, L. W. 1998. Vegetation Management Strategies for Three National Historical Parks on Hawaii Island, Hawaii. Cooperative National Park Resources Study Unit, Technical Report 121. Dept of Botany, Univ of Hawaii. Honolulu. (download this report in pdf)

Fern nomenclature follows: Palmer, Daniel. 2008. Hawai'i's Fern and Fern Allies. U. of Hawaii Press.

This website was developed from the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring website -- now publically available for searches at https://irma.nps.gov/App/Species/Search. The data are from a report on fishes of Kalaupapa National Historical Park dated 19 September 2007.

Forest and Kim Starr are generous to let us use images of theirs for this web site. Theirs is an outstanding source of superb high-resolution Hawaiian plant images (by Forest and Kim Starr) at site: http://www.hear.org/starr/images/?o=plants

Learn more about the NPSpecies Inventorying and Monitoring Program.

National Park Service contacts: <harryb001@hawaii.rr.com> or <sally_beavers@nps.gov>

Page last updated 7 October 2014.

 

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