Image Number: 1624039

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Plant(s)
Description:
Introduced from the Andes to the Hawaiian Islands as an ornamental about 1900. It is now smothering more than 200 square miles of native forest on the islands of Hawaii and Kauai. Seeds are spread by feral pigs, birds, and humans.
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Field

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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Violales
Family: Passifloraceae
Subfamily: Passifloroideae
Tribe: Passifloreae
Genus: Passiflora
Subject: Passiflora tripartita var. mollissima (Kunth) Holm-Niesen & P.M. Jørg.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image last updated:
Thursday, June 2, 2011