Clermontia oblongifolia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsClermontia oblongifolia
C. o. ssp. brevipes
Clermontia oblongifolia is a species of flowering plant in the bellflower family known by the common name Oahu clermontia. It is one of several Hawaiian lobelioids in genus Clermontia that are known as ʻoha wai. This plant is native to three of the Hawaiian Islands, where one subspecies is not uncommon but the other two are very rare and endangered.
The rare subspecies mauiensis is endemic to Maui, where there is only a single plant remaining in the montane wet forests. It has been extirpated from Lānaʻi. This subspecies is federally listed as an endangered species of the United States.
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