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Zingiber zerumbet is a species of plant in the ginger family with leafy stems growing to about 1.2 m tall. It originates from Asia, but can be found in many tropical countries. Common names include: awapuhi, bitter ginger, shampoo ginger and pinecone ginger. The rhizomes of Z. zerumbet have been used as food flavoring and appetizers in various cuisines while the rhizome extracts have been used in herbal medicine.


Santalum is a genus of woody flowering plants, the best known and commercially valuable of which is the Indian sandalwood tree, S. album. Members of the genus are trees or shrubs. Most are root parasites which photosynthesize their own food, but tap the roots of other species for water and inorganic nutrients. Several species, most notably S. album, produce highly aromatic wood, used for scents and perfumes and for herbal medicine. About 25 known species range across the Indomalayan, Australasian, and Oceanian realms, from India through Malesia to the Pacific Islands, as far as Hawaii and ...


Cheirodendron is a genus of flowering plant in the family Araliaceae. All six species in the genus are endemic to Polynesia. The five Hawaiian species are generally called ōlapa, and occur in wet forests on all major islands as well as some mesic forests, such as Kipuka Puaulu.


Scutia myrtina is a variable plant that may grow as a shrub or tree of 2-10 m tall with trunk diameter to 30 cm or often a scandent liane, climbing by means of thorns. Older bark is dark, corky and longitudinally fissured. Younger growth is hairy and branchlets green and angular. The thorns are sharp, recurved and paired at the nodes, but sometimes absent. The common name, cat-thorn, refers to the thorns that look like a cats claw. Leaves are ovate to obovate in shape, often notched at the apex, but always with mucronulate tip, opposite with usually entire margin, sometimes wavy. The fruit ...


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  • Cassia humilis redirects here. This name may also refer to other species see below. Senna obtusifolia Chinese senna, American sicklepod or sicklepod
  • redirects here. This can also refer to Ipomoea carnea. Ipomoea leptophylla, the bush morning glory, bush moonflower or manroot, is a flowering plant species
  • Grey plum redirects here. This name may also be used for Diospyros australis its southern relative. Diospyros pentamera is a common rainforest tree
  • Sunberry Wonderberry and variant spellings redirect here. These names are also used for a related plant that may be highly poisonous see below for details
  • Dove orchid redirects here. This may also refer to the pigeon orchid Dendrobium crumenatum Peristeria is a genus of plants of the family Orchidaceae
  • The sticky nightshade has been described under a number of illegitimate scientific names many of them quite ambiguous homonyms: Solanum balbisii Dunal
  • redirects here. Convolvulus arvensis is also sometimes known by that name Lysimachia nummularia syn. Lysimachia zawadzkii Wiesner is a species of flowering
  • Cardinal creeper redirects here. Not to be confused with cardinal climber and cardinal vine. Ipomea horsfalliae is a flowering plant in the family Convolvulaceae
  • Aluminium plant and aluminum plant redirect here. For information on the industry, see aluminium and Category: Aluminium companies. Pilea cadierei
  • and Margaronia hyalinata redirect here while these names refer to the cucumber moth, they are based on misidentification of this species as melonworm
  • Cardinal vine redirects here. Not to be confused with cardinal climber and cardinal creeper. Ipomoea quamoclit cypress vine, cypressvine morning glory