A Survey of the Hawaiian Land Flora

@article{MaccaugheyASO,
  title={A Survey of the Hawaiian Land Flora},
  author={V. Maccaughey},
  journal={Botanical Gazette},
  volume={64},
  pages={89 - 114}
}
The Hawaiian Archipelago has long been known to the scientific world as a peculiarly isolated island world with many extraordinary biological features. The remoteness ofthe group from continental areas, the exclusively volcanic nature of the mountains, the extreme specialization ofmany plant and animal forms-these and many other unique conditions have given particular interest o the biological problems of Hawaii (fig. I). It is the purpose of this paper to make a rapid survey of the prominent… Expand
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A Sphagnum Bog in the Tropics
*Aleurites moluccana; kukui or candlenut tree
    *Broussonettia papyrifera; wauke bush; cloth plant of Polynesia. *Boehmeria stipularis
      *Colocasia esculenta; the taro; starchy corms used for food. Ipomoea Batatas; sweet potato
        *Cordia subcordata; kou tree; shade and wood. Cucurbita maxima; large gourd, for calabashes. Lagenaria vulgaris; small gourd
          *Curcuma longa; well known dye plant
            *Dioscorea pentaphylla; yam; starchy tubers; climbing vine. *Alocasia macrorrhiza; giant taro
              *Dioscorea sativa; yam; starchy tubers
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