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Aleurites moluccanus
Aleurites moluccanus
candlenut Spurge Family
Aleurites moluccanus Euphorbiaceae
common name
accepted scientific name
  Aleurites moluccanus (L.) Willd.
rules for finding collection records
  Aleurites moluccanus (444)
  Aleurites moluccana (132)
family name
  • Euphorbiaceae
Image Author: ©2002 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
Image Source
Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Pre-Western introduction to Hawaii Native to Malaysia.

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Aleurites moluccanus   (L.) Willd.   (TSN: 845627, Index: 313)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names