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Kanawao

Broussaisia arguta

Description:

Large shrubs/small trees four to ten feet tall with thick, prominently veined leaves and clusters of flowers of several different colors.

Habitat:

Tropical montane bog.

Notes:

Spotted many individuals of this endemic Hawaiian hydrangea all along the Mt. Kaala trans-bog boardwalk. The undersides of their leaves were the habitat of several different mollusks, insects and arachnids.

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1 Comment

That's beautiful!

Allen Hoof
Spotted by
Allen Hoof

Waianae, Hawaii, United States

Spotted on May 23, 2015
Submitted on May 25, 2015

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