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Re: O'ahu plants

interesting stuff, tony. except for the Hau Tree and Dwarf type Bottle Brush you could've been in southwest florida. the hau tree interests me. got a clue about a botanical name?

At 05:34 PM 1/20/03 -0800, you wrote:
Well folks, finally here are the plans / flowers I saw in O'ahu in Nov.,
mostly in Waikiki.
Helaconia (Ha. bird / parsdise) = Bromeliads == Pentas == Hau Tree (lge.
Hibiscus like leaves, variegated & green leaves ) large yellow flowers / red
splotch inside  ==Carissa == Dwarf type Bottle Brush ?? ==
Following are palms > Coccos Plumosa,  Chamadorae Excelsa,   Phoenix
Robellini,  Arecas,  Butia Capitata,  Kentia Fosteriana,  Fish tail palms @
the Royal Ha. Gardens,  Seaforthia Elegans magnificent 40 - 50 ' specimens
next to the Army Museum,  Chamadoreas (Bamboo palms),  == Hibiscus all over
the area ==Pothos were used for ground covers == Plumeria trees white / pink
/ yellow & red ? == Many types of ferns == Hawaiian Tree ferns == Monstrous
Banyon trees next to the zoo & Intn'l market place == Ficus Benjamina ==
Chinese Banyon trees ?? == Rhaphiolepis == Oleanders.

Some of the spelling may be wrong, but close.
Have a gr888 week.

Tony Veca <><
Another Gr888 Day in Paradise !!!!!
Vancouver, WA  USA
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