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HAWAII - ENDEMIC

Scaevola gaudichaudiana   

Wa'ahila ridge, Oahu

MOUNTAIN NAUPAKA    NAUPAKA KUAHIWI

Large shrub of mesic or wet ridges, & valleys of Kaua'i, O'ahu & Moloka'i.  Leaves lacking hairs on the underside, flowers white.  Scaevola mollis has leaves with underside coated by dense hairs & purple flowers.  Endemic to Hawaii.  Replaced by Scaevola chamissoniana from Maui Nui & Hawai'i Island, which has larger flowers & fruit.