Antidesma platyphyllum

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Genus: Antidesma
Species: A. platyphyllum
Binomial name
Antidesma platyphyllum
H.Mann, 1867[1]

Antidesma platyphyllum is a species of flowering tree in the leafflower family, Phyllanthaceae, that is endemic to Hawaii. Common names include Hame, Haʻa, Mehame, Hamehame, Mehamehame, and Haʻāmaile.[2] It inhabits coastal mesic forests, mixed mesic forests, wet forests, and bogs at elevations of 150–1,525 m (492–5,003 ft) on all main islands.[3]


  1. ^ "Antidesma platyphyllum H. Mann". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-08-28. Retrieved 2009-11-18. 
  2. ^ Little Jr., Elbert L.; Roger G. Skolmen (1989). "Hame" (PDF). United States Forest Service. 
  3. ^ "hame, haa, haamaile, hamehame, mehamehame". Hawaii Ethnobotany Online Database. Bernice P. Bishop Museum. Retrieved 2009-11-18. 

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