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ellipticleaf papala
Charpentiera elliptica
Charpentiera elliptica
ellipticleaf papala Atriplex/Chenopodium
Charpentiera elliptica Amaranthaceae
common name
  ellipticleaf papala
accepted scientific name
  Charpentiera elliptica (Hillebr.) A. Heller
rules for finding collection records
  Charpentiera elliptica (97)
family name
  • Amaranthaceae
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Image Source
Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: No obvious petals
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Kaua`i.

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
SEINet (1)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Charpentiera elliptica   (Hillebr.) A. Heller   (TSN: 20789, Index: 1031)

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