Hawaiian: Koa, koai‘a, koai‘e, koa‘ohā
Latin: Acacia koa
A tree up to 35m tall. Growing from 50-2100m in elevation.
Flower: 8mm in diameter. Cream colored.
Leaves: Narrow and elliptic. Sickle shaped. 7.5-26cm long, and 0.5-2.5cm wide.
Large Koa trees were prized for native seagoing canoes.