‘Iliahi

‘Iliahi

‘Iliahi NAME: Hawaiian:     ‘Iliahi English:        Sandalwood Latin:            Santalum Paniculatum FAMILY:      Santalaceae STATUS:    Endemic APPEARANCE: A shrub or tree 3-10m tall. Growing from 450-2000m in elevation. Hemiparasitic on the roots of other plants....
Hō‘awa

Hō‘awa

Hō‘awa NAME: Hawaiian:     Hō‘awa, hā‘awa English:        Kona hō‘awa Latin:            Pittosporum hawaiiense FAMILY:      Pittosporaceae STATUS:    Endemic APPEARANCE: Small sized tree, 3-4 meters tall.  Grows from 520-1800 meters in elevation. Flowers: Unisex,...
Naupaka

Naupaka

Naupaka NAME:           Hawaiian:     Huahekili uka, naupaka kuahiwi, pāpa ‘ahekili English:        Latin:            Scaevola kilaueae FAMILY:      Goodeniaceae STATUS:       Endemic, Endangered Fairly difficult to propagate APPEARANCE: The shrub reaches one meter...
‘Ihi

‘Ihi

‘Ihi NAME: Hawaiian:     ‘Ihi English: Latin:            Portulaca molokiniensis FAMILY:      Portulacaceae STATUS:    Endemic, Rare         Easy to propagate from cuttings APPEARANCE: This ground cover grows from 10 to 115 meters in elevation.  As it is grown at the...
Abutilon (Sandwicense)

Abutilon (Sandwicense)

Abutilon (Sandwicense) NAME: Hawaiian:     None English:        Flowering maple Latin:            Abutilon sandwicense FAMILY:      Malvaceae STATUS:    Endemic, Endangered APPEARANCE:  This medium sized, 1.5 to 3 meter shrub grows from 300 to 600 meters in elevation...