Wikstroemia bicornuta

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Wikstroemia bicornuta
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Thymelaeaceae
Genus: Wikstroemia
W. bicornuta
Binomial name
Wikstroemia bicornuta

Wikstroemia bicornuta, the alpine false ohelo,[2] is a species of flowering plant in the mezereon family, Thymelaeaceae, that is endemic to Hawaii. It inhabits mixed mesic and wet forests at elevations of 900–1,050 m (2,950–3,440 ft) on the islands of Lānaʻi and Maui.[3] It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Wikstroemia bicornuta. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 August 2007.
  2. ^ "Wikstroemia bicornuta". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  3. ^ "ʻakia, kauhi, ʻakia manolo". Hawaii Ethnobotany Online Database. Bernice P. Bishop Museum. Retrieved 2009-11-23.