Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Dicotyledon Literature for Wikstroemia hanalei
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999.
   Thymelaeaceae -- The `akia (Hawaiian Islands) Family Bibliography
      Wikstroemia hanalei
General Information
Distribution In the Hawaiian Islands, endemic to Kaua`i.

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Erect shrubs; stems sparsely branched, internodes up to 9 cm long, glabrous.
Leaves thin, membranous, elliptic, (11-)15-21(-25) cm long, (4-)5-7(-7.5) cm wide, glabrous, apex acute to acuminate, base acute, petioles 6-10 mm long.
Flowers perfect, glabrous, peduncles 10-17 mm long, hirsute, often recurved, rachis conical and elongated, 3-20 mm long, glabrous, pedicels 1-2 mm long; calyx tube ca. 10 mm long, outer lobes 3.4-3.8 mm long, inner lobes 2.3-2.7 mm long.
Fruit red, ellipsoid, 10-13 mm long, ca. 6 mm in diameter.