Authors: Elbert L. Little, Jr. and Roger G. Skolmen
Publication: Little, Elbert L, Jr., and Roger G. Skolmen. 1989. Common forest trees of Hawaii (native and introduced). U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agric. Handb. 679, 321 p.
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Locality: Hawaiian Islands
Notes: This book was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.

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Families: 104
Genera: 107
Species: 149 (species rank)
Total Taxa: 150 (including subsp. and var.)
Acacia confusa Merr. - unspecified: sosigi
Tree, endemic
Acacia koa A.Gray - English: koa; Hawaiian: koa, koa`oha
Tree, endemic
Acacia mearnsii De Wild. - English: black wattle
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Acacia melanoxylon R.Br. ex Aiton - unspecified: Australian blackwood
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Aleurites moluccana (L.) Willd. - Chomorro: Raguar; English: Candleberry tree, Varnish tree; Filipino: Lumbang; Hawaiian: Kukui; Palauan: Sakan; Tongan: tuitui
Tree, Polynesian introduction
Alnus nepalensis D.Don - English: Nepal alder
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Araucaria columnaris (G.Forst.) Hook. - English: New Caledonia pine
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Araucaria cunninghamii Aiton ex D. Don - English: Moreton Bay pine
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Ardisia elliptica Thunb. - English: shoebutton ardisia
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Polynesian introduction
Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl. - English: common bamboo; Palauan: bambuu
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Broussaisia arguta Gaudich. - English: kanawao
Tree, endemic
Calophyllum inophyllum L. - English: mastwood
Tree, Polynesian introduction
Casuarina cunninghamiana Miq. - English: Cunningham's beefwood
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Casuarina equisetifolia L. - English: common ironwood; Palauan: ngas
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Cecropia obtusifolia Bertol. - English: guarumo
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Charpentiera obovata Gaudich. - English: broadleaf papala
Tree, endemic
Tree, endemic
Tree, endemic
Cibotium chamissoi Kaulf. - English: Chamisso's manfern
Tree, endemic
Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J.Presl - English: camphor laurel
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Citharexylum caudatum L. - English: juniper berry
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L. - English: seagrape
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Cocos nucifera L. - English: Coconut Palm; Hawaiian: niu; Palauan: lius
Tree, Polynesian introduction
Coffea arabica L. - English: Arabian coffee
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Coprosma montana Hillebr. - English: alpine mirrorplant
Tree, endemic
Cordia subcordata Lam. - English: kou; Hawaiian: kou
Tree, indigenous
Cordyline fruticosa (L.) A.Chev. - English: good luck plant, ti plant; Hawaiian: kī; Palauan: sis
Tree, Polynesian introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Corynocarpus laevigatus J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. - English: New Zealand laurel
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Cupressus arizonica Greene - English: Piute cypress, Arizona cypress
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Cupressus lusitanica Mill. - English: Portuguese cypress
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Cupressus macrocarpa Hartw. - French: ciprés Monterrey; English: Monterey cypress
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Cupressus sempervirens L. - English: Italian cypress
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Tree, endemic
Dodonaea viscosa Jacq. - English: hopseed bush; Hawaiian: ‘a‘ali‘i
Tree, indigenous
Tree, endemic
Erythrina sandwicensis O.Deg. - English: wili wili
Tree, endemic
Erythrina variegata L. - English: tiger's claw
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus sp. - English: gum
Tree, Post-Cook introductions
Eucalyptus botryoides Sm. - English: southern mahogany
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus deglupta Blume - English: Indonesian gum
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus globulus Labill. - English: bluegum eucalyptus
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus grandis W. Hill ex Maiden - English: grand eucalyptus
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus microcorys F.Muell. - English: Australian tallowwood
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus paniculata Sm. - English: gray ironbark
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus pilularis Sm. - unspecified: blackbutt eucalyptus
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus resinifera Sm. - unspecified: red mahogany
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus robusta Sm. - unspecified: robust eucalyptus
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus saligna Sm. - English: Sydney bluegum
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Eucalyptus sideroxylon A. Cunn. ex Woolls - unspecified: red ironbark eucalyptus
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Falcataria moluccana (Miq.) Barneby & J.W.Grimes - English: peacocksplume; unspecified: peacocksplume
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Ficus microcarpa L.f. - English: laurel fig
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Flindersia brayleyana F.Muell. - English: Queensland maple
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Fraxinus uhdei (Wenz.) Lingelsh. - unspecified: tropical ash
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Grevillea banksii R.Br. - English: Kahili flower
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Hibiscus arnottianus A. Gray - English: white rosemallow; Hawaiian: koki`o`keo`keo
Tree, endemic
Hibiscus elatus Sw. - English: mahoe
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Hibiscus tiliaceus L. - English: mahoe; Hawaiian: hau; Palauan: chermall
Tree, indigenous
Ilex anomala Hook. & Arn. - English: Hawai'i holly
Tree, endemic
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Kadua affinis DC. - English: variable starviolet
Tree, endemic
Tree, indigenous
Leptospermum scoparium J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. - unspecified: New Zealand tea
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Mangifera indica L. - English: mango
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Melia azedarach L. - English: white cedar
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Melochia umbellata (Houtt.) Stapf - English: hierba del soldado
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Metrosideros polymorpha Gaudich. - Hawaiian: 'ohi'a lehua
Tree, endemic
Morella faya (Aiton) Wilbur - English: firetree, candleberry myrtle
Tree, Post-Cook intrdoduction
Morinda citrifolia L. - English: Indian mulberry; Hawaiian: noni
Tree, indigenous
Myoporum sandwicense A.Gray - English: false sandalwood; Hawaiian: naio
Tree, endemic
Myrsine lessertiana A.DC. - English: kolea lau nui, mountain colicwood
Tree, endemic
Myrsine sandwicensis A.DC. - English: kokea lau li'i
Tree, endemic
Tree, indigenous
Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Z - English: screw pine; Hawaiian: hala; Palauan: ongor
Tree, indigenous
Tree, endemic
Persea americana Mill. - English: avocado, Guatemalan avocado, Mexican avocado
Tree, Lauraceae
Pinus elliottii Engelm. - English: slash pine
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Pinus pinaster Aiton - English: cluster pine
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Pinus radiata D.Don - Spanish: pino quebradizo
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Pinus taeda L. - English: loblolly pine
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Pipturus albidus (Hook. & Arn.) A.Gray - English: Waimea pipturus
Tree, endemic
Pisonia brunoniana Endl. - English: Australasian catchbirdtree; Hawaiian: pāpala kēpau
Tree, endemic
Tree, endemic
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Tree, endemic
Pleomele aurea (H.Mann) N.E.Br. - English: hala pepe
Tree, endemic
Tree, endemic
Polyscias sandwicensis (A.Gray) Lowry & G.M.Plunkett - Hawaiian: `ohe makai; English: `ohe
Tree, endemic
Tree, endemic
Pritchardia sp. - English: pritchardia
Tree, endemic
Prosopis pallida (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Kunth - English: mesquite; Hawaiian: kiawe
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Psidium cattleianum Sabine - English: purple guava; unspecified: strawberry guava
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Psidium guajava L. - English: kuahpa
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Psydrax odorata (G.Forst.) A.C.Sm. & S.P.Darwin - Hawaiian: alahe`e; English: alahe'e
Tree, endemic
Rauvolfia sandwicensis A.DC. - English: devil's-pepper, wahaula heiau, hao
Tree, endemic
Rhizophora mangle L. - English: American mangrove
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Rhus sandwicensis A.Gray - English: neneleau
Tree, endemic
Roseodendron donnell-smithii (Rose) Miranda - English: Gold Tree, primavera
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Sadleria cyatheoides Kaulf. - English: amaumau fern
Tree, endemic
Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merr. - English: monkeypod, rain tree, raintree
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Santalum ellipticum Gaudich. - English: coastal sandalwood
Tree, endemic
Santalum freycinetianum Gaudich. - English: forest sandalwood
Tree, endemic
Sapindus oahuensis Hillebr. ex Radlk. - Hawaiian: lonomea; English: lonomea
Tree, endemic
Sapindus saponaria L. - English: western soapberry; Hawaiian: a`e, manele
Tree, indigenous
Scaevola gaudichaudiana Cham. - English: mountain naupaka
Tree, endemic
Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) Harms - English: umbrella tree
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi - English: Christmasberry
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Senna siamea (Lam.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby - English: Siamese cassia
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Spathodea campanulata P.Beauv. - French: tulipier du Gabon
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Streblus pendulinus (Endl.) F.Muell. - English: Hawai'i roughbush
Tree, indigenous
Syncarpia glomulifera (Sm.) Nied. - English: turpentine tree
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels - unspecified: mesegerak
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston - English: rose-apple
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Syzygium malaccense (L.) Merr. & L.M.Perry - English: Malaysian apple; Hawaiian: `ohia `ai
Tree, Polynesian introduction
Tamarindus indica L. - English: tamarind
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Terminalia catappa L. - English: Indian almond
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Terminalia myriocarpa Van Heurck & Müll.Arg. - English: East Indian almond
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Thespesia populnea (L.) Sol. ex Corrêa - English: seaside mahoe; Hawaiian: milo
Tree, Polynesian introduction
Tibouchina urvilleana (DC.) Cogn. - English: princessflower
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Toona ciliata M.Roem. - English: Australian redcedar
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tournefortia argentea L.f. - English: velvetleaf soldierbush
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume - English: Oriental trema
Tree, Post-Cook introduction
Tree, endemic
Wikstroemia oahuensis (A. Gray) Rock - English: Oahu false ohelo
Tree, endemic
Tree, endemic

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How to Cite: M.B. Thomas, J.F. Rock Herbarium, University of Hawaii at Manoa. 2015. Consortium of Pacific Herbaria Database (CPH). Available from: http://www.pacificherbaria.org/ (date accessed)

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