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Family Myrsinaceae

HAWAII - ENDEMIC

Myrsine lessertiana   

Wa'ahila ridge, Oahu

KOLEA LAU NUI

Fairly common shrub or small tree of mesic & wet forests of Kaua'i to Hawaii, dry forest from Lana'i to Hawaii, & subalpine shrubland on Maui & Hawaii.  Large smooth leaves clustered near branch ends lack prominent lateral veins.  Flowers clustered on short knobs below leaves.