Streblus pendulinus

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Streblus pendulinus
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Aʻiaʻi on Maui
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
Genus: Streblus
Species: S. pendulinus
Binomial name
Streblus pendulinus
(Endl.) F.Muell

Pseudomorus brunoniana (Endl.) Bureau
Pseudomorus brunoniana var. sandwicensis (O.Deg.) Skottsb.
Pseudomorus sandwicensis O.Deg.
Streblus sandwicensis (O.Deg.) H.St.John[1]

Streblus pendulinus, commonly known as Hawai'i roughbush[2] or aʻiaʻi (Hawaiian language), is a species of flowering plant in the mulberry family, Moraceae, that is native to eastern Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. It is usually a small tree or shrub, reaching a height of 12 m (39 ft) with a trunk diameter of 0.6 m (2.0 ft). In Hawaii, it inhabits dry, coastal mesic, mixed mesic and wet forests from sea level to 1,675 m (5,495 ft).[3]


  1. ^ "Streblus pendulinus (Endl.) F. Muell.". ITIS Standard Reports. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2009-11-27. 
  2. ^ "Streblus pendulinus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Little Jr., Elbert L.; Roger G. Skolmen (1989). "Aʻiaʻi, Hawaiian false-mulberry" (PDF). Common Forest Trees of Hawaii (Native and Introduced). United States Forest Service. Retrieved 2009-11-27. 

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