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Labiatae: Phyllostegia parviflora var. glabriuscula

Dr Hillebrand, 359


Phyllostegia parviflora (Gaudich.) Benth. var. glabriuscula A.Gray

Original Distribution

US, Hawaii. Lanai

Extinction Data

Hawaii Bishop Museum = Extinct


Stem, branches and leaves sub-pubescent or glabrous. Leaves apex acuminate, numerious resinous glands underneath. Inflorescence compact and densely glandular, pedicels 1-1.7 cm long (equal or longer than the internodes of the rachis), 8 or 10 flowers in a whorl. Calyx slightly larger and more globose, lobes shorter

Number of Specimens at Kew


Specimen Type (Y/N)


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Dr Hillebrand

Collector Number


Date Collected

01st July 1968

Other Information

This variety is known from a number of specimens, the last one was collected on the 16, 17 or 18 of June, 1825, by James Macrae. The only other information is that they come from the Kaah Mountain (Mauna Kea) on the main island of Hawaii.

Information Sources

Ayensu, E.S. and DeFilipps, R. A. (1978). Endangered and threatened plants of the united states. Smithsonian institution and World Wildlife fund. pp 214 Fosberg, F.R. and Herbst, D. (1975) Rare and Endangered Species of Hawaiian Vascular Plants. Allotonia 1: 42 Sherff, E.E.(1935) Revision of Haplostachys, Phyllostegia, and Stenogyne. Bernice P.Bishop Museum Bulletin 136. Walter, K.S. and Gillett, H.J. (eds) (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre IUCN The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.  Wagner, W., Herbst, D. & Sohmer, S. (1990). Manual of the flowering plants of Hawaii. University of Hawaii Press, Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu