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171 trees found.

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


COCONUT PALM
This palm is quite possibly the most useful of all plants for humans. It…

Cocos nucifera - photo


COLVILLE'S GLORY
Colville's Glory is related to the royal poinciana (Delonix regia) and its fern…

Colvillea racemosa - photo


SILVER BUTTONWOOD
Utility friendly tree. A commonly grown street tree and shoreline plant in leeward Hawaiian Islands,…

Conocarpus erectus - photo


GEIGER-TREE
Utility friendly tree. This small, orange-red flowered tree, with its sandpapery leaves, is widely used…

Cordia sebestena - photo


KOU
This indigenous species (native to Hawaii and other Pacific Islands) can be…

Cordia subcordata - photo


LEMON-SCENTED GUM
The lemon scented gum has an entirely smooth trunk that varies in color from…

Corymbia citriodora - photo


CALABASH TREE
The calabash tree, which bears bat-pollinated greenish flowers with purple-brown…

Crescentia cujete - photo


SEALING WAX PALM
This small to medium-sized palm is native to swamps of Thailand, Malaysia, and…

Cyrtostachys renda - photo


ROYAL POINCIANA
This spectacular flowering tree is one of Hawaii’s most common and widely…

Delonix regia - photo


LONGAN
Longan is occasionally grown in Hawai'i as a dooryard fruit tree and has been…

Dimocarpus longan - photo


HOP BUSH OR A'ALI'I
Utility friendly tree. Hop bush or a'ali'i is a commonly grown shrub or small tree throughout…

Dodonaea viscosa - photo


TRIANGLE PALM
Utility friendly tree. Like its cousin in the same genus, the golden cane palm (Dypsis lutescens),…

Dypsis decaryi - photo


ARECA PALM
The Hawaiian Island’s most common palm species, the golden cane palm is…

Dypsis lutescens - photo


BLUE MARBLE TREE
Blue marble tree is a large tree that is more appropriate for campuses, parks…

Elaeocarpus angustifolius - photo


EARPOD
Large, fast-growing tree suited only for parks, large estates, open spaces…

Enterolobium cyclocarpum - photo


COCKSPUR CORAL TREE
Utility friendly tree. Most of the 100 or so species in the genus Erythrina have scarlet red…

Erythrina crista-galli - photo


WILIWILI
This species is native to Hawaiian dryland forests, and should be planted more…

Erythrina sandwicensis - photo


RAINBOW EUCALYPTUS
This is one of two species of Eucalyptus not native to Australia and…

Eucalyptus deglupta - photo


SURINAM CHERRY
Utility friendly tree. A small tree or large shrub with fragrant leaves and edible fruit that is…

Eugenia uniflora - photo


PUA KENIKENI
Pua kenikeni, which is used in leis, is easily grown in high-rainfall areas but…

Fagraea berteroana - photo


ALBIZIA
This is an abundant tree in the wetter areas of Kaua'i and O'ahu. They are…

Falcataria moluccana - photo


INDIAN BANYAN
Banyan trees are far too large for home gardens. It is a shade tree for public…

Ficus benghalensis - photo


WEEPING FIG
This species is one of the most commonly grown houseplants in the temperate…

Ficus benjamina - photo


RUBBER TREE
One of the many widely cultivated Ficus, the rubber tree has several…

Ficus elastica - photo


FIDDLELEAF FIG
The fiddleleaf fig is one of the most common house plants in the temperate world…

Ficus lyrata - photo


MORETON BAY FIG
The Moreton Bay fig, named after Moreton Bay, near Brisbane in East Australia…

Ficus macrophylla - photo


INDIAN LAUREL FIG OR CHINESE BANYAN
This species is susceptible to thrips and its leaves often look warty or curled…

Ficus microcarpa - photo


PEEPUL OR BODHI TREE
This large tree is briefly deciduous in the late summer and fall. It is sacred…

Ficus religiosa - photo


RUSTY-LEAF FIG
The rusty-leaf fig is a strangling fig, which begins life in the wild as a…

Ficus rubiginosa - photo


FERN TREE
Fern tree is widely planted around Honolulu as a street tree, a purpose for…

Filicium decipiens - photo


SILK OAK TREE
Grevillea robusta timber was widely used for doors, windows, and musical…

Grevillea robusta - photo


LIGNUM VITAE
Lignum vitae, the national tree of Jamaica, is a slow-growing, often multi…

Guaiacum officinale - photo


PINK TRUMPET TREE
The pink trumpet tree is long-lived, briefly deciduous, and spectacular when in…

Handroanthus heptaphyllus - photo


TULIPWOOD
An excellent shade tree for small spaces, the tulipwood tree thrives in full sun…

Harpullia pendula - photo


BEACH HELIOTROPE
This is an ideal beach plants, and is used in many coastal gardens. It is…

Heliotropium foertherianum - photo


LOOKING GLASS TREE
This tree is highly adapted to life on the seashore, this species even tolerates…

Heritiera littoralis - photo


JACK IN THE BOX TREE
This tree tolerates salt spray and ocean breezes leading to it being planted in…

Hernandia nymphaeifolia - photo


CHINESE HIBISCUS
Utility friendly tree. Many varieties available, some under 10 feet. Needs abundant drainage. Part…

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis - photo


HAU OR COASTAL HIBISCUS
This Hawaiian indigenous species thrives in wet habitats, in brackish swamps, or…

Hibiscus tiliaceus - photo


BOTTLE PALM
This is a slow-growing, smaller palm ideal for small yards and large pots. It is…

Hyophorbe lagenicaulis - photo


DAHOON HOLLY
The small tree or larg shrub is trainable as a standard. A drink made from the…

Ilex cassine - photo


JACARANDA
A world-renowned flowering tree from the seasonally dry tropics of South America…

Jacaranda mimosifolia - photo


SPICY JATROPHA
Utility friendly tree. Sap, seeds, and fruit are poisonous…

Jatropha integerrima - photo


SAUSAGE TREE
The sausage tree is occasionally grown as a specimen tree in larger gardens in…

Kigelia africana - photo


GIANT CRAPE MYRTLE
The giant crape myrtle has a large native range, from India to Southern China,…

Lagerstroemia speciosa - photo


AUSTRALIAN TEA TREE
Australian Tea Tree is an attractive shrub or multi-trunked tree, becoming a…

Leptospermum laevigatum - photo


HAOLE KOA
Haole koa is the most abundant naturalized tree in low elevation areas of the…

Leucaena leucocephala - photo


LYCHEE
Lychee is a commonly grown, medium-sized fruit tree. The fruit can be eaten raw…

Litchi chinensis - photo


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