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Phyllostegia parviflora var. lydgatei

Image of <i>Phyllostegia parviflora</i> var. <i>lydgatei</i> (Sherff) W. L. Wagner

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Smallflower phyllostegia (no known Hawaiian name)LamiaceaeEndemic to the Hawaiian IslandsEndangeredOahu (Cultivated)Phyllostegia is a near endemic Hawaiian genus in the mint family, Lamiaceae. There is one species in Tahiti, (Phyllostegia tahitensis), one in Tonga (P. tongaensis), and 32 species endemic to the Hawaiian Islands.Phyllostegia are among the over 60 species of Hawaiian scentless mints, found nowhere else on the planet! nativeplants.hawaii.edu/

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