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Updated 10/29/2013

Family Agavaceae

 HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Furcraea foetida

Kanaio, Maui

 



Kamehame Ridge, Oahu

MAURITIUS HEMP

Locally common & invasive in dry, rocky disturbed areas.  Leaves bright green with smooth edge and sharp tip.  Reproduces by young plants (bulbils) that develop after flowering.  Cultivated to produce fiber.  Native to South America.