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Pteralyxia laurifolia (ridged pteralyxia)

Synonyms: Cerbera laurifolia; Tanghinia laurifolia

Wikipedia Abstract

Pteralyxia laurifolia (also called Ridged Pteralyxia) is a species of plant in the Apocynaceae family. It is endemic to the Island of Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands. The species is listed as vulnerable, threatened by habitat loss.
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Attributes

Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Tree

Predators

Pulvinaria psidii (green shield scale)[3]

Distribution

Oceania;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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