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Welcome to the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden Plant Database

You can search the database three ways.


  • The first box is a pull down list of all of our plant families. Choose a family then click search by Family
  • The Second box has the option of searching by Genus, Species, Genus and species, Common name, or Country/Region of Origin. For example, Areca, elegans, Africa, South America, Colombia. Enter a name and then click Search.
  • The Last box is a pull down menu to search by Garden Area. Pick an area then click Search Location


This database is a work in progress. Results appear like the random example on the right

So far, the Database includes 1762 accessions, with 488 Genera from 94 families

Mussaenda philippica


Mussaenda philippicaAccession Number: MUSS-011-9-25-001
Author: A.Rich.
Common Name: (Virgin Tree)
Habit: Erect Shrub or small tree
Height: 15 ft 4.5m
Origin: Philippines
Garden Location: Top Of Cook Pine Trail