Tag Archives: Sophora

Sophora chrysophylla (Salisb.) Seem.

Mamane (Sophora chrysophylla)

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: Hawai’i, Kaua’i, Lana’i, Maui, Moloka’i, O’ahu

local names:

mamane – Hawai’i Islands
mamani – Hawai’i Islands

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sophora-chrysophylla-fks

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Sophora chathamica Cockayne

Chatham Islands Kowhai (Sophora chathamica)

Distribution:

New Zealand: Chatham Islands; Great Barrier Island; North Island; South Island

local names:

kowhai – New Zealand

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On the North Island this species sometimes forms hybrids with Sophora fulvida (Allan) Heenan & de Lange and Sophora microphylla Aiton.