Schiedea adamantis

Schiedea adamantis, commonly known as Diamond Head schiedea, is a species of flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae, that is endemic to the island of Oʻahu in Hawaii. It inhabits low shrublands on steep slopes along the northwest rim of Diamond Head Crater. Associated plants include nehe (Lipochaeta lobata var. lobata), kāwelu (Eragrostis variabilis), ʻakoko (Euphorbia degeneri), and ʻilima (Sida fallax).[2] There are only about 30 individuals remaining,[1] and they are threatened by habitat loss.[3]

Schiedea adamantis
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Schiedea
S. adamantis
Binomial name
Schiedea adamantis
H.St.John, 1970


  1. ^ a b Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. 2003. Schiedea adamantis. 2011 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 18 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Schiedea adamantis (Diamond Head schiedea) 5-Year Review" (PDF). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2008-01-18. Retrieved 2013-05-15.
  3. ^ "Schiedea adamantis". CPC National Collection Plant Profiles. Center for Plant Conservation. 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2011-07-18.

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