Santalum haleakalae

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Santalum haleakalae
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Santalales
Family: Santalaceae
Genus: Santalum
S. haleakalae
Binomial name
Santalum haleakalae

Santalum haleakalae, known as Haleakala sandalwood[3] or ʻIliahi in Hawaiian, is a species of flowering tree in the European mistletoe family, Santalaceae, that is endemic to the island of Maui in the Hawaiian Islands, part of the United States. It grows in subalpine shrublands at elevations of 1,900 to 2,700 m (6,200 to 8,900 ft), especially on the slopes of Haleakalā.[4]


  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Santalum haleakalae. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 August 2007.
  2. ^ "Santalum haleakalae". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2011-03-08.
  3. ^ "Santalum haleakalae". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  4. ^ Merlin, Mark D; Lex A.J. Thomson; Craig R. Elevitch (April 2006). "Santalum ellipticum, S. freycinetianum, S. haleakalae, and S. paniculatum (Hawaiian sandalwood)" (PDF). Species Profiles for Pacific Island Agroforestry. Agroforestry Net, Inc. Retrieved 2009-01-30.

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