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Xylosma hawaiiensis

Xylosma hawaiiensis Seem.


Flacourtiaceae (Flacourtia Family)

Synonym(s): Xylosma hawaiiensis var. hillebrandii


USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 30 feet tall.
Fruit: Deep reddish purple.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Usually in mesic forest, but also found in dry woodland and wet forest.


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 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii

Additional resources

USDA: Find Xylosma hawaiiensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Xylosma hawaiiensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Xylosma hawaiiensis


Record Modified: 2023-04-04
Research By: CBR

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