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171 trees found.

CHINESE FAN PALM
A widely grown fan palm with dark, shiny leaves and drooping leaf tips on mature…

Livistona chinensis - photo


MOUNTAIN EBONY
Utility friendly tree. A small tree with a weeping habit that was planted as a street tree along…

Lysiphyllum hookeri - photo


SMOOTH-SHELL MACADAMIA
Macadamia is the only Australian species to be domesticated and become an…

Macadamia integrifolia - photo


BINGABING
Of the two widely naturalized species of Macaranga, this is the one with…

Macaranga mappa - photo


PARASOL LEAF TREE
This species and M. mappa are naturalized on the windward, wet sides…

Macaranga tanarius - photo


SOUTHERN MAGNOLIA
The iconic southern magnolia is widely planted throughout California and is one…

Magnolia grandiflora - photo


MANGO
Mangos are cultivated throughout the tropical world, and hundreds of cultivated…

Mangifera indica - photo


SAPODILLA
Branches don't droop and resist breakage. The fruit can be eaten raw, or used in…

Manilkara zapota - photo


PAPERBARK OR CAJEPUT TREE
Tolerates saline soils. Sap is an irritant. Can be propagated from seeds which…

Melaleuca quinquenervia - photo


CHINABERRY
These trees are often seen growing in areas of abandoned farm houses, so are…

Melia azedarach - photo


OHIA
hia is a culturally important, endemic Hawaiian tree that dominates…

Metrosideros polymorpha - photo


NONI
Utility friendly tree. This large shrub or small tree has edible fruit that resembles a washed potato…

Morinda citrifolia - photo


HORSERADISH TREE
This tree produces edible products, medicine, and oil pressed from the seeds,…

Moringa oleifera - photo


MOCK ORANGE
Utility friendly tree. The flowers of the mock orange are used for scenting teas, and almost all parts…

Murraya paniculata - photo


MADAGASCAR OLIVE
Utility friendly tree. The Madagascar olive is a small tree that thrives in seaside locations and is…

Noronhia emarginata - photo


GUIANA CHESTNUT
The Guiana chestnut seed can be eaten raw or roasted. The skin of the immature…

Pachira aquatica - photo


HALA
This culturally significant, wind and salt tolerant, small tree is native to…

Pandanus tectorius - photo


YELLOW POINCIANA
The wood of the yellow poinciana has a wide variety of uses, including cabinet…

Peltophorum pterocarpum - photo


MEXICAN AVOCADO
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage…

Persea americana - photo


CANARY ISLAND DATE PALM
The native home of this date palm, the Canary Islands, is a small archipelago…

Phoenix canariensis - photo


DATE PALM
Source of edible dates. Needs high temperatures to fruit. Phoenix…

Phoenix dactylifera - photo


PYGMY DATE PALM
Utility friendly tree. Pygmy date palm is a small, multi-trunked palm that branches from the base. It…

Phoenix roebelenii - photo


SILVER DATE PALM
The silver date palm is naturalized in a number of locations in Hawaii, but…

Phoenix sylvestris - photo


ALL SPICE
The dried fruits of this species are used as a flavoring in a wide range of…

Pimenta dioica - photo


OPIUMA
This fast-growing tree thrives on a variety of soils in dry, sunny, leeward…

Pithecellobium dulce - photo


JAPANESE CHEESEWOOD
Utility friendly tree. Fairly drought resistant. Takes shearing…

Pittosporum tobira - photo


WHITE PLUMERIA
Utility friendly tree. This small tree or large shrub is commonly used as an ornamental, and grown for…

Plumeria obtusa - photo


PLUMERIA
Utility friendly tree. This popular small tree or large shrub, native to Mexico and Central America, is…

Plumeria rubra - photo


YEW PINE
Needs good drainage. Branches don't droop and resist breakage…

Podocarpus macrophyllus - photo


FALSE ASHOKA
In addition to being grown as an ornamental tree, the wavy-margined leaves of…

Polyalthia longifolia - photo


LOULU PALM
Utility friendly tree. Pritchardia is a genus of about 30 species of fan palms, native to the…

Pritchardia hillebrandii - photo


KONA PALM
Pritchardia is a genus of about 30 species of fan palms, native to the…

Pritchardia maideniana - photo


FIJI FAN PALM
Pritchardia is a genus of about 30 species of fan palms, native to the…

Pritchardia pacifica - photo


THURSTON'S PALM
Pritchardia is a genus of about 30 species of fan palms, native to the Pacific…

Pritchardia thurstonii - photo


KIAWE
This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.This tree,…

Prosopis pallida - photo


SHAVING BRUSH TREE
This species has a swollen grayish-green trunk and palmately compound leaves. In…

Pseudobombax ellipticum - photo


STRAWBERRY GUAVA
Utility friendly tree. This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.This…

Psidium cattleianum - photo


COMMON GUAVA
Utility friendly tree. This plant is weedy. We do not recommend planting it in Hawai’i.These…

Psidium guajava - photo


ALAHE'E
This small tree or large shrub is a Hawaiian native with glossy, dark green…

Psydrax odorata - photo


NARRA
A popular flowering shade tree and street tree also planted for reforestation in…

Pterocarpus indicus - photo


SOLITAIRE PALM
Many of the twenty-eight species of Ptychosperma readily hybridize, making their…

Ptychosperma elegans - photo


MACARTHUR PALM
Utility friendly tree. Many of the twenty-eight species of Ptychosperma readily hybridize, making their…

Ptychosperma macarthuri - photo


TRAVELERS TREE
Travelers palm is a large tree grown ornamentally throughout the tropical world…

Ravenala madagascariensis - photo


MAJESTY PALM
This Madagascar native palm is a popular houseplant grown for its bright green,…

Ravenea rivularis - photo


LADY PALM
Utility friendly tree. Lady palm is commonly used as a hedge, screen, or border in mass plantings. It…

Rhapis excelsa - photo


CARIBBEAN ROYAL PALM
There are ten species of royal palms, mostly from the Caribbean. This is the…

Roystonea oleracea - photo


ROYAL PALM
There are ten species of royal palms, mostly from the Caribbean. This is the…

Roystonea regia - photo


MONKEYPOD
Monkeypod is one of the most commonly grown ornamental trees on the Hawaiian…

Samanea saman - photo


UMBRELLA OR OCTOPUS TREE
This tree is invasive on many wet sites on all the Islands and is still rapidly…

Schefflera actinophylla - photo


PHEASANT WOOD
Pheasant wood is widely used as a reforestation tree, fuelwood, windbreak, shade…

Senna siamea - photo


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