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Melastome

Melastoma sp.

Description:

A noxious weed in Hawaii, these were probably introduced for ornamental purposes. This little flower's got obvious appeal.

Habitat:

Tropical rainforest garden.

Notes:

Unlike all of the other plants in the garden, this was not planted. This is non-native and Asian/Australian in origin.

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mauna Kunzah
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mauna Kunzah

Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Jan 6, 2013
Submitted on Sep 8, 2013

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