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Hedonisia Hawaii Botanical Plant Inventory

Clove Tree

1) General Information: Location on property: Garden C, Jungle Cottage Scientific Name: Syzygium aromaticum Region of Origin: Indonesia Type: Edible General History: The clove tree is an evergreen tree that grows up to 8–12 m tall, with large leaves and sanguine flowers grouped in terminal clusters. The flower buds initially have a pale hue. It gradually turns[…]

Citrus Trees

1) Citrus General Information: Location on property: Garden S, Garden T, Lono Hale, Hideaway Camp Scientific Name: Citrus spp. Region of Origin: Citrus is believed to have originated in the part of Southeast Asia bordered by Northeastern India, Myanmar (Burma) and the Yunnan province of China Type: Edible General History: The first recording of citrus fruit in European[…]


1) General Information:   Location on property: Garden M, Ohia Camper, Below Kahuna Cabin Scientific Name: Manihot esculenta (Also known as yuca, mogo, manioc, mandioca, kamoting kahoy, tapioca plant) Region of Origin: Native to South America Type: Edible General History: Cassava is a shrubby, tropical, perennial plant that is not well known in the temperate zone. For most[…]

Breadfruit Tree

1) General Information on Breadfruit: Location on Property: Garden Q, Garden Z, Hideaway Camp Scientific Name: Artocarpus altilis Region of Origin: Native to the Malay Peninsula and western Pacific islands. Type: Edible General History:  Breadfruit has been an important staple crop in Oceania for more than 3,000 years. It is believed to have originated in New Guinea[…]

Camel’s Foot Tree

1) Plant History & General Information   ) Location on Property: Garden A, Entry to Garden B, Jungle Cottage Description: Bark grey, cracked. Leaves with two lobes, similar to a cow’s foot. Flowers purple with the distinct dorsal petal. Fruit a flat pod. Scientific Name: Phanera variegata, commonly known as mountain ebony, orchid-tree, poor-man’s orchid, camel’s[…]

Basil (aka. Sweet Basil)

1) Basil General Information: 2) Plant Uses: Location on Property: Herb Spiral, Bamboo Hut, Eco-Community Amenities Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum Region of Origin: India and other tropical regions of Asia (some sources also include Africa). The Crusaders brought basil leaves to England, having been common in the eastern Mediterranean. Type: Edible General History: Basil is originally native[…]

Bananas in Hawaii

1) Banana Plant General Information:   Location on Property: Gardens: H, I, P, S, W, Z, Jungle Cottage, Bamboo Hut, Ohia Camper, Aloha Bus, Rollinia House, Scientific Name: Musa acuminata Region of Origin: Edible bananas originated in the Indo-Malaysian region reaching to northern Australia. Type: Useful General History: The early Spanish explorers introduced banana plants into America from Spain as a hardcore, large cooking banana,[…]


  Barbara the Chicken! Community Rooster with the Hedonisia Heart! Name of Animal: Chickens! Type of Animal: Edible!   1) Animal History & General Information: a) Scientific Name: Gallus gallus domesticus b) Region of Origin: Humans first domesticated chickens of Indian origin for the purpose of cockfighting in Asia, Africa, and Europe.[…]

Avocados in Hawaii

1) Avocado Plant General Information: Location on property: Gardens: A, B, G, H, P, U,  Scientific Name: Persea americana Region of Origin: Central America – The avocado probably originated in southern Mexico but was cultivated from the Rio Grande to central Peru before the arrival of Europeans. Type: Very Edible! General History: An avocado is a fruit and not a[…]