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broadleaf papala
Charpentiera obovata
Charpentiera obovata
broadleaf papala Atriplex/Chenopodium
Charpentiera obovata Amaranthaceae
common name
  broadleaf papala
accepted scientific name
  Charpentiera obovata Gaudich.
rules for finding collection records
  Charpentiera obovata (199)
family name
  • Amaranthaceae
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Hawaiʻi

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Charpentiera obovata   Gaudich.   (TSN: 20790, Index: 171)

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Family Names