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purple naupaka
Scaevola mollis
Scaevola mollis
purple naupaka beachberry
Scaevola mollis Goodeniaceae
common name
  purple naupaka
accepted scientific name
  Scaevola mollis Hook. & Arn.
rules for finding collection records
  Scaevola mollis (279)
family name
  • Goodeniaceae
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Hawaiian Islands, but found only on Kauai, Oahu and Molokai.

How Likely at this Location (42%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
G.D.Carr (4)
Cal Photos (4)
SEINet (1)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Scaevola mollis   Hook. & Arn.   (TSN: 34779, Index: 133)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names