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Viola chamissoniana (olopu)

Wikipedia Abstract

Viola chamissoniana is a species of flowering plant in the violet family known by the common name 'Olopu. It is endemic to Hawaii, where it is known from the islands of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, and Maui. This plant is a woody shrub growing from a taproot and rooting where the lower stem comes in contact with the substrate. The leaves are up to 29 centimeters long by 9 wide and have toothed edges. The purple-tinged white flowers have petals measuring 1 to 2 centimeters long. The fruit is a capsule 1 to 2 centimeters in length which contains small dark-colored seeds.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Shrub

Distribution

Oceania;

External References

USDA Plant Profile

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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
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