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Updated 7/6/2014

Red Flowers

HAWAII - ENDEMIC

Argyroxiphium sandwicense

subsp. macrocephalum

HALEAKALA SILVERSWORD

 

Vaccinium calycinum

THIN-LEAF OHELO

 

Vaccinium dentatum

STIFF-LEAF OHELO

 

Vaccinium reticulatum

WAXY or HAIRY OHELO

 

Sesbania tomentosa 

'OHAI

 

Broussaisia arguta 

KANAWAO

 

Hibiscus clayi  

CLAY'S RED HIBISCUS

 

Hibiscus kokio subsp. kokio

  HAWAIIAN RED HIBISCUS 

 

Abutilon menziesii

  KO'OLOA 'ULA 

 

Santalum haleakalae 

HALEAKALA SANDALWOOD    'ILI'AHIALO'E

 

Metrosideros polymorpha var. glaberrima

SMOOTH 'OHI'A LEHUA 

 

Metrosideros tremuloides 

RED-STEMMED 'OHI'A   LEHUA 'AHIHI 

 

Metrosideros polymorpha var. polymorpha

CURLED 'OHI'A LEHUA 

 

Metrosideros polymorpha var. incana

FLAT-LEAVED 'OHI'A LEHUA 

 

Caesalpinia kavaiensis

'UHI'UHI

 


HAWAII - INDIGENOUS

Dodonaea viscosa

'A'ALI'I

 

 


HAWAII - NATURALIZED

 

Emilia fosbergii

FLORA'S PAINTBRUSH

 

Schefflera actinophylla

OCTOPUS TREE

 

Ruellia brevifolia

RUELLIA

 

Gaillardia pulchella

GAILLARDIA

 

Canna indica 

CANNA or INDIAN SHOT

 

 

Alpinia purpurata

RED GINGER

 

 

Macroptilium lathyroides

WILD BEAN or COW PEA

 

Costus woodsonii 

RED BUTTON GINGER

 

Euphorbia cyathophora 

MEXICAN FIREPLANT or WILD POINSETTIA

 

Ricinus communis 

CASTOR BEAN

 

Atriplex semibaccata

AUSTRALIAN SALTBUSH

 

Samanea saman

MONKEYPOD

 

Epidendrum x obrienanum

SCARLET, BUTTERFLY, or BABY ORCHID

 

Malvaviscus penduliflorus

TURK'S CAP or FIRECRACKER HIBISCUS

 

Salvia coccinea

SCARLET or TEXAS SAGE

 

Rumex acetosella

SHEEP SORREL

 

Pilea microphylla

ARTILLERY PLANT

 

  Macaranga mappa 

MACARANGA    BINGABING

Kalanchoe tubiflora 

CHANDELIER PLANT

 


HAWAII - CULTIVATED

Odontonema tubaeforme

FIRESPIKE or CARDINAL FLOWER

 

Nerium oleander

OLEANDER

 

Plumeria x rubra

RED PLUMERIA or FRANGIPANI

 

Bombax ceiba

COTTON TREE

Kigelia africana

SAUSAGE TREE

 

Quisqualis indica

RANGOON CREEPER

 

Euphorbia pulcherrima

POINSETTIA

 

Euphorbia milii

CROWN-OF-THORNS

 

Acalypha hispida

CHENILLE PLANT

 

Euphorbia punicea

JAMAICAN POINSETTIA

Hura crepitans

SANDBOX TREE

 

Leea guineensis

LEEA

 

Erythrina variegata

TIGER'S CLAW or INDIAN CORAL TREE

 

Calliandra haematocephala

RED POWDER PUFF    'OHAI ALI'I

 

Ixora spp.

IXORA

 

Hibiscus acetosella

RED- or MAPLE-LEAF HIBISCUS

 

Hibiscus cultivars

HIBISCUS CULTIVARS

 
Bougainvillea spp.

BOUGAINVILLEA

 

Fouquieria macdougalii

MEXICAN OCOTILLO TREE

 

Russelia equisetiformis

FIRECRACKER PLANT

 

Clerodendrum magnificum

MAGNIFICENT CLERODENDRUM

 

Clerodendrum speciosissimum

PAGODA FLOWER or FLAMING GLORY BOWER

 

Clerodendrum x speciosum

JAVA GLORY VINE

 

Barleria repens

PINK RUELLIA

 

Euphorbia lactea

MILK-STRIPED EUPHORBIA

 

Phyllanthus acidus

GOOSEBERRY TREE

 

Saraca asoca

ASHOKA TREE

 

Combretum coccineum

FLAME VINE or SCARLET COMB

Pavonia strictiflora

GOETHEA

 

Pentas lanceolata

EGYPTIAN STARS

 

Callistemon citrinus

CRIMSON or LEMON BOTTLEBRUSH

 

Callistemon viminalis

WEEPING BOTTLEBRUSH

 

Pachyphytum oviferum

MOONSTONES or SUGAR ALMOND PLANT

 

Opuntia cochenillifera


COCHINEAL NOPAL CACTUS
Euphorbia crista-galli



COCK'S CLAW CORAL TREE

Jatropha multifida


CORAL PLANT or FRENCH PHYSIC NUT