|Pteridophyte|| Literature for Cibotium glaucum
Common name(s): hapu`u, hapu`upu`u, pepe`e, hapu`u, hapu`u pulu
|Distribution||Hawaiian Islands.In the Hawaiian Islands, endemic to Kaua`i, O`ahu, Moloka`i, Lana`i, Maui, Hawai`i.|
|Habitat||Mesic to wet forests.|
||Caudices 1-2(-6) m tall, 16-18+ cm diameter, commonly with buds.
||Fronds to 7 m long; stipe ranging from glabrous except at base to very hairy with entire stipe covered with concolorous, golden, tan, mustard, dusty gray, or occasionally reddish brown hairs, to multicolor streaked; pinnae sinuses narrow-angled, cut 7/8 or more to costa; ultimate segments narrow, 4-5 mm wide, sharp-pointed auricles present on basiscopic basal segments, sometimes overlying rachises, abaxial surfaces light blue gray, glaucous, glabrous to covered with white arachnoid hairs.
||Latin glaucus, bluish green or gray, in reference to the color of the abaxial surfaces of the ultimate segments.