- Flower nameWilkstroemia uva-ursi
- Scientific nameWilkstroemia uva-ursi
- Aliasヒルサイド・フォルス・オエロ, hillside false ohelo, Wilkstroemia uva-ursi, Akia, アキア
- Place of originendemic to Hawaii
- Place of floweringOverseas
- Flowering season
What is Wilkstroemia uva-ursi
Wilkstroemia uva-ursi (scientific name: Wikstroemia uva-ursi) is an evergreen shrub endemic to Hawaii (Kauai, Molokai, Oahu, Maui, etc.). It is also called Akia or hillside false ohelo. The leaves are broad and yellow-green in color. It produces yellow flowers and yellow- to red-colored berries. The bark and fruit are toxic and can cause contact dermatitis.
Common name: Wilkstroemia uva-ursi, scientific name: Daphne odora f. rosacea, also known as Akia, hillside false ohelo, origin: Hawaii (Kauai, Molokai, Oahu, Maui, etc.), plant height: 90-120 cm, leaf shape: oval, flower color: yellow, fruit diameter: 1.2-2.5 cm, fruit color: yellow to orange to red, fruit type: liquid fruit.