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Family Rubiaceae

HAWAII - ENDEMIC

Gardenia brighamii 

Koko Crater BG, Oahu

HAWAIIAN GARDENIA    NANU or NA'U

Small endangered tree from dry forests of Oahu to Hawaii.  Flower 2 inches in diameter.  Only a few wild plants remaining but widely cultivated in gardens.  Two additional Hawaiian Gardenia are best identified by the shape of calyx spurs on fruit.