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Hawai'i greenbrier
Smilax melastomifolia
Smilax melastomifolia
Hawai'i greenbrier Greenbrier
Smilax melastomifolia Smilacaceae
common name
  Hawai'i greenbrier
accepted scientific name
  Smilax melastomifolia Sm.
rules for finding collection records
  Smilax melastomifolia (409)
  Smilax sandwicensis (59)
family name
  • Smilacaceae
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Category: Shrubs, Woody Vines
Flowers: No obvious petals, Six petals
Petal colors: color color color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Kaua`i, O`ahu, Moloka`i, Lana`i, Maui, Hawai`i.

How Likely at this Location (64%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Smilax melastomifolia   Sm.   (TSN: 43352, Index: 90)

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Family Names