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ridged pteralyxia
Pteralyxia macrocarpa
Pteralyxia macrocarpa
ridged pteralyxia Dogbane Family
Pteralyxia macrocarpa Apocynaceae
common names
  ridged pteralyxia
accepted scientific name
  Pteralyxia macrocarpa (Hillebr.) K. Schum.
rules for finding collection records
  Pteralyxia macrocarpa (114)
family name
  • Apocynaceae
Image Author: MNHN - Museum national d'Histoire naturelle
Image License: CC BY
Image Source
Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Hawaii

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
G.D.Carr (3)
SEINet (1)
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grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Pteralyxia macrocarpa   (Hillebr.) K. Schum.   (TSN: 30206, Index: 402)

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