Nototrichium sandwicense

Nototrichium sandwicense

  • Nototrichium sandwicense
  • Nototrichium sandwicense
  • Nototrichium sandwicense
  • Nototrichium sandwicense
  • Flower name
    Nototrichium sandwicense
  • Scientific name
    Nototrichium sandwicense
  • AliasRound-leaf Chaff Flower, Kulu'i, Ewa Hinahina, Hawaiʻi rockwort, Nototrichium sandwicense
  • Place of originendemic to the Hawaiian Islands
  • Place of floweringSpecific area
  • Flowering season

What is Nototrichium sandwicense

Nototrichium sandwicense or Kulu'i (scientific name: Nototrichium sandwicense) is a small shrub of the genus Nototricium in the Hyunidae family Amaranthaceae, which is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. A spike inflorescence emerges from the stem tip and produces grayish-white flowers. The leaves are silver in color. Flowers and seeds are used for leis. In recent years, it has become rare to see wild communities even in its native areas, and it has been designated as an endangered species.

Common name: Nototrichium sandwicense, scientific name: Nototrichium sandwicense, also known as Kulu'i, Hawaiʻi rockwort, Round-leaf Chaff Flower, Ewa Hinahina (Eva Hinahina, Hawaiian), origin: endemic to the Hawaiian Islands, including Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and Lanai, habitat: lowland, coral dry areas, tree height: 2 to 30 m, inflorescence: 5 to 25 cm, flower color: grayish-white.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Amaranthaceae
  • Genus
    Nototrichium
  • Species
    N. sandwicense
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typesmall shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 3000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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