Tropical Gardens of Maui
The gardens were established in 1987, and are located in a valley floor at approximately 800 feet (240 m) elevation. Plants were labeled with botanical name, common name, and country of origin. Representative plants included:
- a large variety of palms, including Archontophoenix, Areca, Arenga, Attalea cohune, Carpoxylon, Caryota, Chamaedorea, Clinostigma, Dypsis, Euterpe, Hyphaene, Licuala, Marojejya, Masoala, Mauritiella, Pelagodoxa, Phoenicophorium, Pinanga, Ptychosperma, Raphia, Ravenea, Wallichia;
- cycads, including Bowenia, Cycas, Dioon, Encephalartos, Lepidozamia, and Zamia;
- fruit trees, including Anacardium occidentale, Averrhoa carambola, Chrysophyllum cainito, Casimiroa edulis, Clausena lansium, Eugenia malaccensis, Euphoria longan, Malpighia emarginata, Manilkara zapota, Nephelium lappaceum, Pachira aquatica, Phyllanthus acidus, Pouteria campechiana, Psidium guajava, and Theobroma cacao;
- Hawaiian endemic and native plants including Abutilon menziesii, Artemisia spp., Erythrina sandwicensis, Gossypium tomentosum, Hibiscus spp., Portulaca molokiniensis, Santalum ellipticum, Sesbania tomentosa, and Wilkesia gymnoxiphium.
It was closed to public tours in mid-2014.
- "Garden Inventory". Tropical Gardens of Maui. Retrieved 2010-03-30.
- "Tropical Gardens Of Maui - Flowers And Plants Garden". Maui Vacations - Jon's Maui Info. 2014-10-30. Retrieved 2019-09-18.
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