Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Dicotyledon Literature for Cyanea calycina
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999; Lammers, 1998.
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      Cyanea calycina
General Information
DistributionHawaiian Islands.In the Hawaiian Islands, endemic to O`ahu.

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Stems woody, 1-3 m long, muricate in juveniles, becoming merely scabrous or nearly smooth with age.
Leaves elliptic or oblanceolate, blades 15-60 cm long, 5.5-14 cm wide, upper surface glabrous, muricate in juveniles, abaxial leaf surface pubescent with at least some of the trichomes branched or clustered, margins callose-crenulate, coarsely callose-dentate in juveniles, apex acute to acuminate, petioles 1-9 cm long, pubescent or muricate.
Inflorescences 4-16-flowered, peduncles 20-100 mm long, pedicels 5-30 mm long; hypanthium obovoid, obconical, or ellipsoid, 1/5-1/8 as long as the corolla, glabrous or pubescent; calyx lobes oblong to ovate, 4-10 mm long, apex rounded or truncate, corolla and hypanthium pubescent; staminal column glabrous or pubescent; anthers pubescent, all 5 or only the lower 2 with apical tufts of white hairs.
Berries obovoid to obpyriform, 16-20 mm long.
2n = 28
Description taken from Rollandia lanceolata combined with R. lanceolata subsp. calycina.
Nancy Khan