'Ohi'a Tree

'Ohi'a Tree

Its red Lehua Blossom is the official flower of the Big Island
on Nov 26, 2006 4:21 pm
Image Type(s): Flora
Image ID: 246909


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SteveinFXBG - Jan 7, 2007 11:51 pm - Voted 10/10

Ohi'a Lehua

If I'm not mistaken, this is an Ohi'a Lehua Tree. The word Ohi'a is frequently used to refer to the woody part of the plant, and Lehua to the blossom.


JohnMcPike - Jan 9, 2007 2:28 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Ohi'a Lehua

Thanks Steve, I updated the page.


lcarreau - Jan 24, 2008 5:59 pm - Voted 10/10

Yes ...

I've heard of this! This is the
blossom the Hawaiian women wear
when they do the hula dance, right?

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