English: Hawaiian bonamia
Latin: Bonamia menziesii
STATUS: Endemic, Endangered, Fairly easy to propagate by seed
A twining, prostrate bush with lateral branches up to 10 meters long. Grows on most of the Hawaiian Islands, mountain areas from 150 to 625 meters in elevation. This plant is a climber and is good for arbors.
Flowers: Solitary soft petals creamy beige color; tubular with small hairs. The seeds are oval and green turning to brown at maturity. 1-2cm long
Leaves: Soft coriaceous oblong-elliptic light green color. 3-9cm long