4 Images of rare native Hawaiian Hibiscadelphus Giffardianus
flowers and trees by © Wolf Peter Weber
Fabled Hau Kuahiwi, known as Hibiscus Giffardianus or Hibiscadelphus Giffardianus
amongst Botanists... Photographed during the late 1990's on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Bottom left, a few of the remaining native Hau Kuahiwi trees. The tallest might have measured
8 to 10 yards. "Mahalo. Mahalo nui loa" to the Hawaiians who showed me around...