Flora of Oahu

There were so many glorious flowers and exotic plants… most of which were brought in from other places… but the climate and the mix create the unique jungle of Hawaii.

Our neighbor's tiare plant, originally from Tahiti
Our neighbor’s tiare plant, originally from Tahiti
A cycad from Foster Garden
A cycad from Foster Garden
Breadfruit -- one of the original imports that the Tahitians brought with them when they settled the islands
Breadfruit — one of the original imports that the Tahitians brought with them when they settled the islands
A neighbor's plumeria
A neighbor’s plumeria
Hibiscus near St. Francis' School. This might be a native species.
Hibiscus near St. Francis’ School. This might be a native species.
Beehive Ginger from the Lyon Arboretum
Beehive Ginger from the Lyon Arboretum
Bromeliad
Bromeliad
Floating worlds in a bromeliad
Floating worlds in a bromeliad
Papaya Blossoms
Papaya Blossoms
Shell Ginger
Shell Ginger
The lily in our backyard pond
The lily in our backyard pond
Lobster Claw Ginger
Lobster Claw Ginger
Our neighbor's cat (Popoki in Hawaiian)
Our neighbor’s cat (Popoki in Hawaiian)

 

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