Found three new Platanthera holochila at a location where they were last seen in 1992
NEW SPECIES DISCOVERY! August 4, 2014: Maui Nui PEPP's Hank Oppenheimer and Keahi Bustamente, and Statewide PEPP Specialist Steve Perlman (then with the National Tropical Botanical Garden) discovered a new species of Hibiscadelphus (H.stellatus) in West Maui. There are a total of 99 known individuals among three populations: such a great find and new addition to Hawaii's flora! See the press release here, and the PhytoKeys manuscript here.
Found eight more Alectryon macrococcus var. auwahiensis, four more Cyanea maritae, and one more Neraudia sericea.
Alectryon macrococcus var. auwahiensis fruit
Found ten more Hesperomannia arbuscula
Found a new population of Ctenitis squamigera which hadn't been seen in the area since the 1920s.
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