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Santalum paniculatum var. paniculatum

Santalum paniculatum Hook. & Arn. var. paniculatum

Aahi, Iliahi, Laau Ala, Mountain Sandalwood, Wahie Ala

Santalaceae (Sandalwood family)

Synonym(s): Santalum ellipticum var. latifolium, Santalum ellipticum var. luteum, Santalum paniculatum var. chartaceum


USDA Native Status: HI (N)

Plants in this family are hemiparasitic on roots of other plants.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe , Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.
Fruit: Pseudodrupe (drupe-like nut).

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Orange , Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


Native Habitat: Dry woodlands on lava or cinder cones.


Bibref 1798 - Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii, Revised Edition (1999) Wagner, W.L.; Herbst, D.R.; Sohmer, S.H.

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Web Reference

Webref 31 - Native Plants Hawai’i (2018) University of Hawaii

Additional resources

USDA: Find Santalum paniculatum var. paniculatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Santalum paniculatum var. paniculatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Santalum paniculatum var. paniculatum


Record Modified: 2020-12-03
Research By: CBR

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