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puʻa maka nui
Hillebrandia sandwicensis
Hillebrandia sandwicensis
puʻa maka nui begonias
Hillebrandia sandwicensis Begoniaceae
common names
  puʻa maka nui
accepted scientific name
  Hillebrandia sandwicensis Oliv.
rules for finding collection records
  Hillebrandia sandwicensis (101)
family name
  • Begoniaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Starr Environmental (20)
G.D.Carr (4)
SEINet (1)
Cal Photos (2)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Hillebrandia sandwicensis   Oliv.   (TSN: 22333, Index: 1005)

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Family Names