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Updated 10/2/2013

Family Nyctaginaceae

HAWAII - CULTIVATED

Bougainvillea spp.

Koko Crater BG, Oahu

 

Waimanalo, Oahu

 

Hawaii Kai, Oahu

 

Kihei, Maui

 

UH Manoa, Oahu

Lagoon Drive, Oahu

 



Kapi'olani Garden, Oahu

BOUGAINVILLEA

Thorny sprawling vine, shrub or small tree popular in gardens, often trimmed to form a hedge.  More than one species used to create various colored cultivars.  True flowers are white, surrounded by colorful modified leaves or bracts.  Grows well in dry sunny locations.  Native to South America.