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Scaevola taccada
Scaevola taccada
Beach Naupaka
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 1111 0512 1795 (2022-02-01)

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  • date of photo  Apr 5, 2012
  • location   Maui (Hawaii, US)
  • family Goodeniaceae
  • order Asterales
  • notes   Scaevola taccada, also known as Beach Cabbage, Sea Lettuce, Beach Naupaka, Naupaka kahakai is a flowering plant in the family Goodeniaceae found in coastal locations in the tropical areas of the Indo-Pacific. It is a common beach shrub throughout the Arabian Sea, the tropical Indian Ocean and the tropical Islands of the Pacific. It is amongst the first pioneer plant colonisers on tropical Atolls and sandbanks. Maui Island, Hawaii
  • photo category: Plant - shrub
  • batch id: batchid_2022-02-01_14:08:36_1076

  • common names   Beach Naupaka
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