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Myoporum sandwicense

COMMON NAME

Naio papa, Dwarf false sandalwood

TYPE

Groundcover

FAMILY

Scrophulariaceae

NOTES

A crawling ground cover with dark green, glossy leaves and tiny white flower clusters that emerge from the leaf axis and stems. It has round white fruit that is up to a quarter of an inch in size.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to HawaiĘ»i, Naio papa is only found at South Point on the island of Hawai’i

NATIVE HABITAT

Windswept coastal areas

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

hawaiiannativeplants.com

tropical.theferns.info



Myoporum sandwicense