Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Dicotyledon Literature for Dubautia paleata
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999.
   Asteraceae -- The Sunflower Family Bibliography
      Dubautia paleata

Common name(s): hanupaoa, hina`aikamalama, kupaoa, na`ena`e, ne`ine`i, na`ena`e pua kea (Kaua`i)
General Information
DistributionIn the Hawaiian Islands, endemic to Kaua`i.

Asteraceae - Dubautia paleata Asteraceae - Dubautia paleata

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Shrubs 0.3-2.5 m tall; stems markedly spreading pilose or hirsute to appressed hispid or grayish silky to glabrate.
Leaves opposite or ternate, lanceolate to narrowly oblong-elliptic or oblanceolate, 3.5-20 cm long, 8-35 mm wide, usually 7-15-nerved, sometimes also visibly reticulate with elongate areola, especially in larger forms, both surfaces appressed short-hispid or grayish silky to velutinous to rather spreading long-hirsute, margins often revolute, especially in smaller forms, remotely and inconspicuously denticulate from apex to below middle, sometimes ciliolate, apex acute to slightly acuminate, base abruptly tapered to fairly long-attenuate, usually very briefly connate.
Heads usually 8-80 in decompound, lax to somewhat congested, corymbose or occasionally elongate-paniculate inflorescences 3-22 cm long, 2-26 cm wide, lower peduncles hispid to somewhat shaggy villous, glandular or eglandular, upper and ultimate peduncles villous to hispidulous, conspicuously glandular with coarse, usually dark purple, short-stalked glands, ultimate peduncles usually 0-17 mm long; receptacle narrowly conical, false involucre consisting of 10-35(-40) receptacular bracts 4-8 mm long, 1 associated with each floret, peripheral bracts distinct or often irregularly connate up to ca. 2 mm, usually purplish, hispid to appressed grayish silky, often glandular toward base; florets 10-35(-40) per head, corollas white, 2.5-3.5 mm long, apparently eglandular, glabrous to conspicuously pilose on the tube; pappus of usually 13-19 ovate to oblong or lanceolate, very short-fimbriate scales 1-2.5 mm long.
Achenes 2.5-5 mm long, moderately to copiously hispid or strigose, often strongly curved.
2n = 28*