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Updated 2/28/2015

Family Sapindaceae


Dodonaea viscosa

Kamehame Ridge, Oahu

Female flower


Koko Crater BG, Oahu


Kanaio, Maui

Male flowers, Kanaio, Maui

Haleakala NP, Maui


Polihua Road, Lana'i

Kawainui Marsh, Oahu

Kealia, O'ahu


Sticky-branched shrub of dry windswept areas at any elevation.  Often a dominant component of dry forest communities.  Size, shape, and quantity of papery fruit capsules is so variable that many 'species' have been described based on these characters.  Occurs throughout the tropics worldwide.