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kanawao ke`oke`o
Cyrtandra paludosa
Cyrtandra paludosa
kanawao ke`oke`o African violet
Cyrtandra paludosa Gesneriaceae
common name
  kanawao ke`oke`o
accepted scientific name
  Cyrtandra paludosa Gaudich.
rules for finding collection records
  Cyrtandra paludosa (395)
family name
  • Gesneriaceae
Image Author: Keoki Stender
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.75 inches
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Hawaii

How Likely at this Location (56%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
G.D.Carr (2)
SEINet (1)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Cyrtandra paludosa   Gaudich.   (TSN: 34219, Index: 25)

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Family Names