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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


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

Dypsis decaryi - photo


GOLDEN CANE 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


ELEPHANT'S 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 is easily grown in high-rainfall areas but must be provided with…

Fagraea berteroana - photo


MOLUCCAN 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
This species is susceptible to thrips and its leaves often look warty or curled…

Ficus microcarpa - photo


PEEPUL 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


JAPANESE 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


ROUGHBARK 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


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

Harpullia pendula - photo


TREE 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


COASTAL HIBISCUS
This tree thrives in wet habitats, either in brackish swamps near the sea 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


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

Jacaranda mimosifolia - 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


KOA HAOLE
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


CHINESE FOUNTAIN 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 of Oahu,…

Macaranga tanarius - photo


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

Magnolia grandiflora - photo


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