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Cyanea pinnatifida (sharktail cyanea)

Synonyms: Cyanea selachicauda; Delissea pinnatifida; Lobelia pinnatifida; Rollandia alba; Rollandia pinnatifida

Wikipedia Abstract

Cyanea pinnatifida is a rare species of flowering plant in the bellflower family known by the common name sharktail cyanea. It is endemic to Oahu, but it is now extinct in the wild and only exists in cultivation. Like other Cyanea it is known as haha in Hawaiian.At the time this plant was federally listed as an endangered species in 1991 there was only one individual left. It grew in the Waianae Mountains of Oahu until 2001, when it died.
View Wikipedia Record: Cyanea pinnatifida

Endangered Species

Status: Extinct in the wild
View IUCN Record: Cyanea pinnatifida


Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Structure [1]  Shrub


Hawaiian Is. (Oahu);



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