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161 trees found.

FORMOSAN KOA
This species is the most common ornamental acacia on the Hawaiian Islands, and…

Acacia confusa - photo


KOA
Koa is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and makes one of the most valuable…

Acacia koa - photo


BLACK WATTLE
Originally introduced as a forestry tree to Hawaii, black wattle has become a…

Acacia mearnsii - photo


PINEAPPLE GUAVA
Utility friendly tree. This is a large multi-stemmed shrub or small tree with edible fruit. The fruit…

Acca sellowiana - photo


CHRISTMAS PALM
Utility friendly tree. This is one of Hawaii’s (and the world’s) most widely grown palms,…

Adonidia merrillii - photo


AFRICAN FERN PINE
The African fern pine, one of relatively few conifers native to Africa, was…

Afrocarpus falcatus - photo


SILK TREE
This is a fast-growing shade tree tolerant of a variety of conditions that tends…

Albizia julibrissin - photo


WHITE MONKEYPOD
A fast growing, large tree, tolerant of poor soils with a shallow, wide root…

Albizia lebbeck - photo


KUKUI
This tree is a Polynesian introduction to the Hawaiian Islands, and is…

Aleurites moluccanus - photo


SYDNEY RED GUM
A beautiful, underused, copper-barked tree, closely related to Eucalyptus, which…

Angophora costata - photo


COOK PINE
Typically planted as an ornamental and street tree in warm temperate climates…

Araucaria columnaris - photo


HOOP PINE
The wood is a high-quality timber that is particularly important to the plywood…

Araucaria cunninghamii - photo


NORFOLK ISLAND PINE
Grown only occasionally in Hawaii and more commonly in California, this species…

Araucaria heterophylla - photo


ALEXANDRA PALM
A widely grown palm that is extensively naturalized in wet and moderately wet…

Archontophoenix alexandrae - photo


SHOE BUTTON ARDISIA
Utility friendly tree. Shoebutton ardisia is naturalized on several of the Hawaiian islands in moist…

Ardisia elliptica - photo


BREADFRUIT
Breadfruit originated in the Indo-Malay region and was moved to many Pacific…

Artocarpus altilis - photo


JACKFRUIT
Jackfruit trees bear large edible fruits, sometimes over 100 pounds. The seeds…

Artocarpus heterophyllus - photo


STAR FRUIT
Star fruit performs well under diverse conditions, ranging from waterlogged to…

Averrhoa carambola - photo


HOTU
There are 39 species of Barringtonia, mostly from tropical Africa, the most…

Barringtonia asiatica - photo


HONG KONG ORCHID TREE
This tree is the floral emblem of Hong Kong. It is a fruitless hybrid that…

Bauhinia × blakeana - photo


BRAZILIAN BUTTERFLY TREE
The Brazilian butterfly tree can be a stunning specimen, but should be planted…

Bauhinia forficata - photo


RED BAUHINIA
Utility friendly tree. This large shrub, one of the most colorful Bauhinias, has a spreading to partly…

Bauhinia galpinii - photo


PURPLE ORCHID TREE
This small tree with two-lobed leaves and orchid-like flowers is widely grown in…

Bauhinia variegata - photo


BISMARCK PALM
A large palm introduced to cultivation relatively recently in Hawaii and…

Bismarckia nobilis - photo


RED SILK COTTON TREE
This large, deciduous tree often has prickles on the trunk and main branches…

Bombax ceiba - photo


FLAME BOTTLE TREE
A spectacular tree when it blooms. Tough, glossy, deep green leaves form a dense…

Brachychiton acerifolius - photo


PAPER MULBERRY
A small tree, with rough leaves introduced to Hawaii by Polynesians, and used to…

Broussonetia papyrifera - photo


BLACK OLIVE
Used mostly as a shade tree and occasionally as a street tree, this species has…

Bucida buceras - photo


LEMON BOTTLEBRUSH
Lemon bottlebrush is commonly grown as a shrub, or as a single-trunked standard…

Callistemon citrinus - photo


WEEPING BOTTLEBRUSH
Utility friendly tree. The weeping bottlebrush is a single-stemmed tree with billowy, arching branches…

Callistemon viminalis - photo


KAMANI
A widely grown tree that was introduced to Hawaii from the South Pacific by…

Calophyllum inophyllum - photo


PAPAYA
A ubiquitous small fruit tree grown commonly in home gardens and backyards, as…

Carica papaya - photo


GIANT FISHTAIL PALM
This is a large, fast-growing fishtail palm with huge fronds. It's also a…

Caryota gigas - photo


CLUSTERED FISHTAIL PALM
This palm forms clumps with multiple trunks, and the main shoot dies after…

Caryota mitis - photo


YELLOW OLEANDER
This widely grown small tree or large shrub is regularly used as a hedge or…

Cascabela thevetia - photo


GOLDEN SHOWER TREE
The golden shower tree has drooping branches which resist breakage, a preference…

Cassia fistula - photo


PINKSHOWER TREE
This species requires ample space in planting strips. The root system is…

Cassia javanica - photo


RAINBOW SHOWER TREE
A spectacular flowering tree and one of the most commonly planted trees on the…

Cassia × nealiae - photo


RIVER SHE-OAK
This tree is smog and saline tolerant; its wood resembles that of oak. This is…

Casuarina cunninghamiana - photo


HORSETAIL TREE
This is a fast growing, evergreen tree with pendulous, grey-green branches. It…

Casuarina equisetifolia - photo


YOKE-WOOD
The yoke-wood is often used as a street and parking lot tree. The timber is used…

Catalpa longissima - photo


GUARUMO
This soft-wooded tree has hollow, chambered branches and stems; watery sap;…

Cecropia obtusifolia - photo


CAROB TREE
The drought-tolerant tree has pairs of nearly round leaflets and shiny, lavender…

Ceratonia siliqua - photo


SUICIDE TREE
The small tree bears white fragrant flowers for much of the year. The seeds are…

Cerbera odollam - photo


SATINLEAF
These slender trees have distinctly two-colored leaves, dark green on top and…

Chrysophyllum oliviforme - photo


CAMPHOR TREE
The camphor tree is commonly planted along California streets and less common in…

Cinnamomum camphora - photo


FIDDLEWOOD
Utility friendly tree. These trees are fast-growing and short-lived and have been occasionally planted…

Citharexylum caudatum - photo


FIDDLEWOOD
Fiddlewood is a popular shade and street tree around Honolulu and other urban…

Citharexylum spinosum - photo


AUTOGRAPH TREE
In the wild and naturalized population in Hawaii, this tree often starts life…

Clusia rosea - photo


SEA GRAPE
Sea grape is a widely cultivated small tree on Pacific Islands as a salt…

Coccoloba uvifera - photo


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