Specimen Information

Ipomoea aquatica
Ipomoea aquatica
(water spinach)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID229488
GroupPlants
GenusIpomoea
Speciesaquatica
Common Namewater spinach
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
LocalityKawainui Marsh, in the Maunawili Valley between the foothills of the Ko'olau Mountains and the Kailua Bay, Oahu
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 NameWindward Oahu
HUC10 Number2006000002
HUC12 NameMaunawili Stream
HUC12 Number200600000206
Map
+
Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10353
Author:Smith, L.
Date:1978
Title:Development of the emergent vegetation in a tropical marsh (Kawainui, I'ohu).
Journal:Newsletter of the Hawaiian Botanical Society
Volume:17
Issue:1/2
Pages:2-27
CommentsThis tropical lowland marsh plays and imp. role in the watershed of Maunawili Valley by stripping the water column of nutrients.This marsh has been disturbed for decades. CollectorNumber: Smith (HAW)
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Numberherb/Univ of Hawaii
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/9/2022].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.