Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Common / local names :
Hawaiian Papala Kepau, Lachaikottei, Lettuce Tree, Sule Sappu, Kol Banda, Maluko.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Pisonia Alba Spanoghe ( Nyctaginaceae family) is a popular tropical ornamental plants. It is an evergreen foliage clump. It reaches a height of 3.5 to 7 m. This plant easily recognized because of the broad leaves (10-12" inch length) and pale yellowish green to white color. Planted in good sunlight, the leaves may acquire a light yellow or white color.
Also known by natives as a medical plant.