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puakenikeni fruit and plant (in background)

Fagraea berteroana

Notes:

Common name:puakenikeni Scientific name: Fagraea berteroana Geographic area of origin: Pacific island Common uses/hazards/importance: it's commonly used as a lei. It has a beautiful scent that many people do enjoy. Distinguishing features: it's white/yellow purity and it's one of a kind smell. Date and method of arrival in Hawaii: discovered in the Hawaiian islands after they had western contact in 1778. Indigenous? Yes Endemic? No Invasive? No Other interesting facts: Found on most islands of the pacific. It is small tree/bush. Very slow growth rate. It's translated name is "ten cent flower".

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Spotted on Sep 5, 2012
Submitted on Sep 19, 2012

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