Dicranopteris linearis

(Burm.f.) Underw. (1907)

This name is accepted

Kingdom: Viridiplantae Phylum: Pteridophyta Class/Clade: Polypodiopsida Order: Gleicheniales Family: Gleicheniaceae Genus: Dicranopteris

uluhe, unuhe, staghorn fern

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Description

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Historical Distribution

Distribution maps coming soon.

Synonyms (49)

Uses and Culture

USES

  • Used in lei (McDonald 1989:26).

CULTURE

  • He Kaao no Palila PALILA is raised in a nest of uluhe (Fornander [v.5 part i] 1918:137).

PROPAGATION/CULTIVATION

  • Grows well is full sun, can crowd out other plants (Valier 1995:26).

Natural History

Statewide Status

Indigenous

Island Status

Ka'ula Absent
Mokupāpapa (Kure atoll) Absent
Ni'ihau(Incl. Lehua) Absent
Kuaihelani (Midway Atoll) Absent
Kaua'i Indigenous
Manawai (Pearl & Hermes Atoll) Absent
O'ahu Indigenous
Kapou(Lisianski Island) Absent
Molokai Indigenous
Kamole(Laysan Island) Absent
Lana'i Indigenous
Pūhāhonu (Gardner Pinnacles) Absent
Kaho'olawe Absent
Lalo (French Frigate Shoals) Absent
Maui Indigenous
Mokumanamana(Necker) Absent
Hawai'i Indigenous
Nihoa Absent

Dispersal Agents


Bibliography

Name Published In: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 34: 250 (1907)

Other References

Palmer 2003:115 (K, O, Mo, L, M, H)