Plants of Hawaii

(E)=Endemic, (I)=Indigenous, (P)=Polynesian Introduction, (A)=Alien, (N)=Naturalized

 

Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden

A'ali'i, Dodonaea viscosa, (I)

Akia, Wikstromia uva ursi, (E)

Ala he'e, Canthium odorata (I)

Awa, Piper methysticum, (Pol)

Hala, Pandanus tectorius, (I)

Hala pepe, Pliomele hawaiiensis, (E)

Hau, Hibiscus tiliacuis, (I or Pol?)

Iliahi, Santalum spp (E)

Ilima, Sida fallax, (I)

Ilima Papa (Molokai)

Ilima Papa closeup (Molokai)

Kalo, Colocasia esculanta, (Pol)

Koaia, Acacia Koa, (E)

-seedling

Kokio, Kokia drynarioides,  (E, endangered)

-flower

-buds and young fruit

Kokio ke'oke'o, Hibiscus arnottianus, (E, endangered)

Ko'oloa'ula, Abutilon menziesii, (E, endangered)

Kou, Cordia subcordata, (Pol)

Kukui, Aluerites molucana

Lo'ulu, Pritchardia spp, (E)

-fronds

-fruits

Ma'o hau hele, Hibiscus brackenridgei, (E, endangered)

Milo, Thespia populnea, (I or Pol?)

Naupaka Kahakai, Scaevola

Naiao, Myoperum sandiwicense, (I)

Nanu, Gardenia brighamii, (E, endangered)

-flower

Niu, Cocos nucifera, Coconut Palm (I)

Ohai, Sesbania tomentosa, (E, endangered)

Ohia, Metorsideros Polymorpha (E)

Pua kala, Argemone glauca, (E)

Uhiuhi, Caesalpinia kavaiensis, (E, endangered)

-flowers

-fruits

Ulei, Osteomeles anthyllidifolia, (I)

Wauke, Broussonetia papyrifera, (pol)

 

HawCC Native Plant Garden

A'ali'i, Dodonaea viscosa, (I)

Akia,Wikstroemia uva-ursi, (E)

Akia Hala, Hibiscus furcellatus, (I)

Hapu'u Pulu, Cybotium glaucum, (E)

-growing inside an Ohi'a

Ilima, Sida fallax, (I)

Koa, Acacia koa, (E)

Mamaki, Pipturus albidus,(E)

Mamaki spp

Mamaki spp view 2

Mao, Hibiscus tiliaceus, (I)

Mao Hau Hele, Hibiscus brackenridgei, (E, endangered)

Morning Glory, Ipomea spp, (I)

Naiao, Myoporum sandwicensis, (I)

Naupaka Kahakai, Scaevola sericea, (I)

Tibouchina Spp (A,N)

Tibouchina view 2

Ulei, Osteomeles anthyllidifolia, (I)

 

Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park Sandlewood Trail

Halema'uma'u

Akia,Wikstroemia phillyreifolia, (E)

Ama'u, Sadleria cyatheoides, (E)

-a new frond develping

Arundina graminifolia, Bamboo orchid, (A,N)

Clermontia spp (E)

Hapu'u Pulu, Cybotium glaucum, (E)

Hapu'u Kane, Cybotium menziessi, (E)

Hapu'u Kane (close up of the trunk)

Hapu'u in the forest

Iliahi, Santalum paniculatum, Sandalwood, (E)

Kukaenene, Coprosma ernodeoides, Coffee family(stipules), (E)

Kupaoa, Railliardia ciliolata, (E)

Manono, Hediotis centranthoides (E)

Myrica faya, Fire Tree, (A,N)

Ohelo, Vaccinium reticulatum,(E) flowers and young fruit

Ohelo kau la'au,Vaccinium calycinum, (E)

Ohi'a, Metrosideros polymorpha,(E)

-another view

Pala'a, lace fern, Sphenomeris chinensis, (I)

'Uki, Machaerina angustifolia, Sedge Family, (I)

'Uki, Machaerina mariscoides  , (I)

-young seedlings

Uluhe, Dicranopteris linearis, False Staghorn, (I)

Wawae'iole, Lycopodium cernua, Rat's foot, (I)

 

`Imiloa Astronomy Ctr

`a`ali`i, Dodoneae viscose (I)

`akia, Wikstroemia uva-ursi, (E)

`akiohala, Hibiscus furcellatus (I)

Kupukupu, Nephrolepis exaltata (I)

Koki`o ke`oke`o, Hibiscus Arnottianus, (E, endangered)

Koa, Acacia koa (E)

Kou, COrdia subcordata (I)

Kukui, Aleurites moluccana, (Pol) Note: Our state tree

Lama, Diospyros sandwicensis (E)

Laua`e, Phymatosorus scoloendria (Pol)

Loulu, Pritchardia beccariana (E)

Mamaki, Pipturus spp, (E)

Ma`o hau hele, Hibiscus brachenridgei (E, endangered)

Milo, Thespesia populnea, (Pol)

Na`u, Gardenia brighamii (E)

Naupaka kahakai, Scaevola sericeae (I)

Naupaka kuahiwi, Scaevola kilaueae (E)

Naio papa, Myoporum sandwicense (I)

Pala`a, Sphinomeris chinensis (E)

Palapalai, Microlepia strigosa (E)

Pohinahina, Vitex rotundifolia (I)

`uki`uki, Dianella sandwicensense (I)

 

Ka'u Desert

A'ali'', Dodonaea, viscosa, (I)

Akia,Wikstroemia uva-ursi, (E)

Kupukupu, Nephrolepis cordifolia, (I)

Moa, Psilotum nudum, Wisk Fern (I)

Growing on an `Ohi`a

`Ohi’a, Metrosideros polymorpha (Myrtle family) (E)

Pukiawe, Styphelia tameiameiae, (I)

Uhaloa, Waltheria indica, (I)

-Uhaloa Flowers

`ulei, Osteomeles anthyllidifolia, (I)

-`ulei Fruit

 

Keauhana Lowland Forest Reserve

The Forest

Coleus, Prunella vulgaris, (A, N)

Ekaha, Asplenium nidus (I)

'Ie'ie, Freycinetia arborea, (I)

-fruit

Kolea lau nui, Myrsine lessertiana, (E)

-closeup

Lama,Diospyros sandwicensis, (Ebony Family) (E)

Maile Lau Nui, Alyxia oliviformis, (E)

Peperomia spp (E)

-Fruit

Waiwi, Psidium cattleianum (Myrtle family) (A,N)

 

Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park)

Hapu'u pulu, Cybotium glaucum (E)

Guava, strawberry guava, Waiwi, Gwaivi, Psidium cattleianum (A,N)

Holei. Ochrosia haleakalae, (E, rare)

'Ie'ie, Freycinetia arborea, (I)

-`ie`ie fruit

Kilau, Bracken Fern, Pteridium aquilinum, (I)

Koa, Acacia koa, (E)

-Phylodes AND leaves

Kolea Lau Nui, Myrsine lessertiana, (E)

Mamane, Sophora chrysophora, (E)

Maile, Alyxia oliviformis, (E)

-in the forest

Maile Lau Li'i, Alyxia oliviformis, (E)

Mamaki, Pipturus albidus, (E)

Manele, Sapindus saponaria, Soap berry, (I)

Ola'a, Rubus rosifolius, Thimble berry (A,N)

Palapalai, Microlepa strigosa, (I)

-another view

Papala Kepau, Pisonia brunoniana, (I)

Pilo,Coprosma ochraceae (Coffee family), (E)

-another view

Pohuehue, Ipomea pes-caprae, Morning Glory (I)

 

Kü `Ohi`a Laka

Amau, Sadleria cyatheoides (E)

Sadleria pallida (E)

-Fronds

-Trunk

-Sori

Awikiwiki, Canavalia hawaiiensis (E)

Ekaha, Asplenium nidus (I)

-Sori

Halahala, Cyrtandra paludosa (E)

Hapu’u, Cibotium glaucum, Cibotium menziesii (E)

Hoi kuahiwi (Smilax melastomifolia) (E)

Huperzia phyllantha

Ie’ie, Freycinetia arborea (I)

`ie`ie fruit

Kamakahala, Labordia hedyosmifolia (E)

-Flower

Underside of Leaf

-Flower Buds

Kanawao, Broussaisia arguta (Hydrangea Family) (E)

Kawa’u, Ilex anomala (Holly Family) (I)

Kolea lau li’i, Myrsine sandwicensis (E)

Kopiko, Psychotria hawaiiensis (Coffee family) (E)

-Growing Tip

Kupukupu, Nephrolepis cordifolia (I)

Ma’o hau hele,Hibiscus brackenridgei (Mallow family) (E)

Mamaki, Pipturus albidus (Nettle family) (E)

Mehamehame, Antidesma platyphyllum (Spurge family) (E)

-Close Up

Manono, Hedyotis spp (Coffee family) (E)

-Flowers

Moa, Psilotum nudum, Wisk Fern (I)

Naupaka kuahiwi, Scaevola spp (E)

Scaevola chamissioniana (E)

-Close Up of Leaves

Oha wai, Clermontia hawaiiensis (E)

-flower

-fruits

Clermontia parviflora (Bellflower family)(E)

-close up

-flower

Ohelo, Vaccinium calycinum (Heath family)(E)

`Ohi’a, Metrosideros polymorpha (Myrtle family) (E)

Olapa, Cheirondendron trigynum (E)

Olomea, Perrottetia sandwicensis (E)

Olopua, Nestegis sandwicensis (E)

Pala’a, Odontosoria chinensis (I)

Papala kepau, Pisonia brunoniana (E)

Peperomia spp (E)

-another view

Pilo,Coprosma rhynchocarpa (E)

-another view

Puapuamoa, Ophioglossum pendulum (E)

Sandlewood, Santalum paniculatum (E)

Uki grass, Machaerina angustifolia, Machaerina mariscoides

Uluhe, Dicranopteris linearis (I)

Wahine nohomauna, Anenophorus tamariscinis (E)

Wawae’iole, Lycopodium cernuum (I)

 

 

Pu'u  Huluhulu 

 Map

A'ali'', Dodonaea, viscosa, (I)

Kilau, Pteridium aquilinum, Bracken fern, (E)

Kukaenene, Coprosma ernodeoides, Coffee family(stipules), (E)

Kupaoa, Railliardia ciliolata, (E)

Kupukupu, Nephrolepis cordifolia, (I)

Mamaki, Pipturus albidus, (E)

Mamaki

Mamaki view 2

Myrica faya, Fire Tree, (A,N)

Ohelo kau la'au,Vaccinium calycinum, (E)

Ohelo, Vaccinium reticulatum,(E) flowers and young fruit

Ohi'a, Metrosideros polymorpha,(E)

Naupaka kuahiwi, Scaevola chamissoniana (E)

-another view

Pawale, Rumex giganteus, (E)

Pukiawe, Styphelia tameiameiae, (I)

-Red berries

-White berries

 

Pu'u Maka'ala

'Ala'ala wai nui, Peperomia spp, (E)

Alani, Pelea (Melicope) spp, (E)

Halahala, Cyrtandra paludosa, (E)

Kanawao,Broussaisia arguta, (E)

Kanawao ke'oke'o,Cyrtandra spp, (E)

Kolea Lau li'i, Myrsine sandsicensis, (E)

Kopiko, Psychotria hawaiiensis, (E)

Olomea, Perrottetia sandwicensis, (E)

Olapa, Cheirondendron trigynum, (E)

Pa'iniu, Astelia menziesiana, (E)

-Close up of the flower

-Flower from above

Pilo, Coprosma ochrasea, (E)

Uluhe, Dichranopterus linearis, false staghorn fern, (I)

Uluhe, Diplopterygium pinnatum, giant uluhe, (I)

-Close up

-fiddle head

Uluhe,Sticherus owyhensis, (E)

Wahine noho mauna, Adenopherus tamariscinus, (E)

 

 

Noxious Alien Weeds

Clidemia hirta (A,N)

Mimosa pudica (A,N)

Tibouchina species (A,N)

-close up

Waiwi, Psidium cattleianum (Myrtle family) (A,N)