kokio ula

Hibiscus kokio

Where to find them 2

● in the pollinator garden

Plant facts 2

● Endemic and endangered
● The native red hibiscus is about half the size as the cultivated red hibiscus usually seen in gardens
● Same family as cotton, okra and durian.
● Leaves were used as a laxative by the early Hawaiians

Sources and Credits

  1. Friends of Kealia Pond NWR, no known copyright restrictions (public domain), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/12415088
  2. (c) Friends of Kealia Pond NWR, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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