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Updated 7/6/2014

Family Araliaceae

HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Schefflera actinophylla  



UH Manoa, Oahu

Ho'omaluhia, Kaneohe, Oahu

 



Wa'ahila ridge, Oahu


UH Manoa, Oahu
 

OCTOPUS TREE

Abundant in disturbed mesic forest, especially along Oahu's windward Ko'olau range.  Brought to Hawaii as an ornamental, it has become extremely invasive.  Seedlings are terrestrial or epiphytic.  Native to Australia & New Guinea.