Botany Photo of the Day Leptecophylla tameiameiae

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Leptecophylla tameiameiae, or pūkiawe, is a member of the heath family (Ericaceae) native to the Hawaiian islands and Marquesas Islands. It is variable in appearance, perhaps related to its ability to grow in habitats ranging from the semi-arid lava deserts of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to montane wet forests. A set of links today, as […]

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