Argyroxiphium caliginis x  A. grayanum

 

A. caliginis Natural Hybrid A. grayanum

The first two hybrid photos are of plants occurring in the field.  The third one is a plant cultivated from a cutting taken in the field.  This hybrid combination is produced locally in small numbers on 'Eke and Pu'u Kukui, W Maui.  Pollen stainability of 4 individuals averaged 65%.  The names xArgyroxiphium kai Keck and Argyroxiphium caliginis var kai C. Forbes have been applied to individuals of  this combination.


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