A Catalogue of Hawaiian Plants
at the
Nā Pōhaku o Hauwahine Restoration Project


List reviewed and updated: December 2016.
A description of the NPEG approach to planting natives at this site is found in an NPEG Document

Class Pteridophyta (Ferns)

      Fam. NEPHROLEPIDACEAE Photo page
* Nephrolepis cordifolia (L.) C. Presl.

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ind

      Fam. PTERIDACEAE
Pteris cretica L.

‘ōali

ind

      Fam. THELYPTERIDACEAE Photo page
Cyclosorus interruptus (Willd.) H. Itō

neke

ind

Class Magnoliopsida (Dicots)

      Fam. AMARANTHACEAE Photo page
Achyranthes splendens Mart. ex Moq.
Nototrichium humile Hillebr.
Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr.

‘Ewa hinahina
kulu‘i
kulu‘i

end
end E
end

      Fam. APOCYNACEAE
Rauvolfia sandwicensis A. DC

hao

end

      Fam. ARALIACEAE Photo page
Munroidendron racemosum (C. Forbes) Sherff
Reynoldsia sandwicensis A. Gray

pōkalakala
‘ohe makai

end E
end

      Fam. ASTERACEAE
Artemisia mauiensis (A. Gray) Skottsb.
Bidens spp.
Lipochaeta sp.

‘āhinahina
ko‘oko‘olau
nehe

end
end
end

      Fam. BORAGINACEAE Photo page
* Cordia subcordata Lam.

kou

pol

      Fam. CAMPANULACEAE
Brighamia sp.

‘ālula

end E

      Fam. CAPPARACEAE
Capparis sandwichiana DC

maiapilo

end V

      Fam. CHENOPODIACEAE Photo page
* Chenopodium oahuense (Meyen) Aellen

‘āheahea

end

      Fam. CLUSIACEAE Photo page
* Calophyllum inophyllum L.

kamani

pol

      Fam. CONVOLVULACEAE Photo page
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Ipomoea indica (J. Burm.) Merr.
Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R.Br.
Jacquemontia ovalifolia (Choisy) H. Hallier
Merremia aegyptica (L.) Urb.

‘uala piko
koali ‘awa
pōhuehue
pā‘ū o Hi‘iaka
koali kua hulu

pol
ind
ind
ind
pol?

      Fam. CUCURBITACEAE
* Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standly
Sicyos pachycarpus Hook. & Arnott

ipu, hue, pōhue
kūpala

pol
end

      Fam. DIOSCOREACEAE
Dioscorea bulbifera L.

hoi

pol

      Fam. EBENACEAE
Diospyros sandwicensis (A.DC.) Fosb.

lama

end

      Fam. EUPHORBIACEAE Photo page
* Aleurites moluccana (L.) Willd.
Antidesma sp.
Chamaesyce celastroides (Boiss.) Croiz. & Deg.
Chamaesyce degeneri (Sherff) Croiz. & Deg.

kukui
hame
‘akoko
‘akoko

pol
end
end
end

      Fam. FABACEAE Photo page
Acacia koa A. Gray
Acacia koaia Hillebr.
Canavalia galeata (Gaud.) Vogel
Canavalia pubescens Hook. & Arnott
Caesalpinia kavaiensis H. Mann
* Erythrina sandwicensis Degener
Mucuna gigantea (Willd.) DC.
Sesbania tomentosum Hook & Arnott
Sesbania tomentosum f. arborea
Sophora chrysophylla (Salisb.) Seem.
Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers.

koa
koai‘a
‘āwikiwiki
‘āwikiwiki
uhiuhi
wiliwili
kā‘e‘e
‘ohai (Kaena)
‘ohai (Kawela)
māmane
‘auhuhu

end
end
end
end E
end E
end
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end V
end V
end
pol

      Fam. FLACOURTIACEAE
Xylosma hawaiiense Seem.

maua

end

      Fam. GOODENIACEAE Photo page
Scaevola coriacea Nutt.
* Scaevola sericea Vahl
Scaevola cf. gaudichaudii Hook. & Arnott
dwarf naupaka
naupaka kahakai
naupaka kuahiwi
end E
ind
end

      Fam. LAMIACEAE Photo page
* Plectranthus parviflorus Willd.

‘ala ‘ala wai nui

ind

      Fam. MALVACEAE Photo page
* Abutilon incanum (Link) Sweet
Abutilon menziesii Seem
* Gossypium tomentosum Nutt. ex. Seem.
Hibiscus arnottianus A. Gray
Hibiscus brackenridgei A. Gray
Hibiscus clayi Degener & Degener
* Hibiscus furcellatus Desr.
Hibiscus kokio Hillebr.
* Hibiscus tiliaceus L.
* Sida fallax Walp.
* Thespesia populnea (L.) Sol. ex Correa
* Waltheria indica L.

ma‘o, hoary abutilon
ko‘oloa ‘ula
ma‘o, huluhulu, Hawaiian cotton
koki‘o ke‘oke‘o
ma‘o hau hele
 
‘akiohala, hau hele wai
koki‘o ‘ula
hau
‘ilima
milo
‘uhaloa

ind?
end E
end V
end
end E
end E
ind
end R
ind?
ind
ind?
ind?

      Fam. MENISPERMACEAE Photo page
Cocculus orbiculatus (L.) DC.

huehue

ind

      Fam. MORACEAE
Artocarpus altilis (Z) Fosberg
* Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) Venten.

‘ulu
wauke

pol
pol

      Fam. MYOPORACEAE Photo page
* Myoporum sandwicense A. Gray

naio

ind

      Fam. MYRTACEAE
Metrosideros polymorpha Gaud.
Syzygium malaccense (L.) Merr. & L.M. Perry

‘ōhi‘ā
‘ōhi‘a ‘ai, mountain apple

end V
pol

      Fam. NYCTAGINACEAE
Pisonia sp.

pāpala kepau

end

      Fam. ONAGRACEAE Photo page
* Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) Raven

kamole, primrose willow

pol?

      Fam. OXALIDACEAE Photo page
* Oxalis corniculata L.

‘ihi‘ai, yellow wood sorrel

ind?

      Fam. PAPAVERACEAE
Argemone glauca (Nut. ex Prain) Pope

pua kala

endp>
      Fam. PITTOSPORACEAE
Pittosporum sp.

ho‘awa

end

      Fam. PLUMBAGINACEAE Photo page
* Plumbago zeylanica L.

‘ilie‘e, hilie‘e

ind

      Fam. POLYGONACEAE Photo page
Rumex giganteus W.T. Aiton

pāwale

end

      Fam. PORTULACACEAE
Portulaca molokiniensis Hobdy
Portulaca villosa Cham.

‘ihi
‘ihi

end R
end V

      Fam. PRIMULACEAE
Lysimachia mauritiana Lam.

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ind

      Fam. RHAMNACEAE Photo page
* Colubrina asiatica (L.) Brongn.

‘ānapanapa

ind

      Fam. ROSACEAE Photo page
Osteomeles anthyllidifolia (Sm.) Lindl.

‘ūlei

ind

      Fam. RUBIACEAE Photo page
Canthium odoratum (G. Forst.) Seem.
Gardenia brighamii H. Mann (hybrid)
* Morinda citrifolia L.

alahe‘e
nanu, na‘u
noni, Indian mulberry

ind
end E
pol

      Fam. SANTALACEAE
Santalum ellipticum Gaud.

‘iliahialo‘e

end

      Fam. SAPINDACEAE Photo page
* Dodonaea viscosa Jacq.
Sapindus oahuensis Hillebr. ex Radlk.
Sapindus saponaria L.

‘a‘ali‘i
āulu, lonomea, kaulu
a‘e, mānele

ind
end
ind

      Fam. SAPOTACEAE
Pouteria sandwicensis (A. Gray) Baehni & Deg.

‘āla‘a

end

      Fam. SCROPHULARIACEAE Photo page
* Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst.

‘ae‘ae

ind

      Fam. SOLANACEAE Photo page
Lycium sandwicense A. Gray
* Solanum americanum Mill.
Solanum nelsonii Dunal
Solanum sandwicense Hook. & Arnott

‘ōhelo kai
pōpolo
pōpolo, ‘ākia
pōpolo‘aiakeakua

ind
ind?
end
end E

      Fam. THYMELAEACEAE Photo page
Wikstroemia oahuensis (A. Gray) Rock
Wikstroemia uva-ursi A. Gray

‘ākia
‘ākia

end
end

      Fam. URTICACEAE
Neraudia angulata R. Cowan
Pipturus albidus (Hook. & Arnott) A. Gray

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māmaki, māmake

end E
end

      Fam. VERBENACEAE Photo page
* Vitex rotundifolia L. fil.

pōhinahina, beach vitex

ind

Class Liliopsida (Monocots)

      Fam. AGAVACEAE Photo page
* Cordyline fruticosa (L.) A. Chev.
Pleomele spp.

, ti
hala pepe

pol
end

      Fam. ARACEAE
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott.

kalo

pol
      Fam. ARECACEAE Photo page
Cocos nucifera L.
Pritchardia hillebrandii (Kuntze) Becc.
Pritchardia martii (Gaud.) H.A. Wendl.
Pritchardia remota (Kuntze) Becc.

niu
loulu lelo
loulu hiwa
loulu

pol
end
end
end E

      Fam. CYPERACEAE Photo page
Bolboschoenus maritimus (L.) Palla
Carex wahuensis C.A. Mey.
Cladium jamaicense Crantz
Cyperus laevigatus L.
* Cyperus polystachyos Rottb.
Fimbristylis cymosa R. Br.
* Fimbristylis dichotoma (L.) Vahl
Schoenoplectus lacustris (L.) Palla

kaluhā
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‘uki
makaloa
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‘aka‘akai, bulrush

ind
end
ind
ind
ind
ind
ind
ind

      Fam. LILIACEAE Photo page
Dianella sandwicensis Hook. & Arnott

‘uki‘uki

ind

      Fam. MUSACACEAE
Musa x paradisica L.

mai‘a

Pol

      Fam. PANDANACEAE
Pandanus tectorius S. Parkinson ex Z

hala, pu hala

ind

      Fam. POACEAE Photo page
Cenchrus agrimonioides Trin.
Eragrostis variabilis (Gaud.) Steud.
* Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv.
Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth
Saccharum officinarum L.

kāmanomano, kūmanomano
kāwelu
pili, twisted beardgrass
‘aki‘aki
, sugar cane

end E
end
ind?
ind
pol

      Fam. ZINGIBERACEAE
Cucurma longa L.
Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Sm.

‘ōlena
‘awapuhi

pol
pol

Listing last updated in March 2017