Cyanea angustifolia

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Cyanea angustifolia
Cyanea angustifolia (4822099041).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Campanulaceae
Genus: Cyanea
Species: C. angustifolia
Binomial name
Cyanea angustifolia
(Cham.) Hillebr.
  • Lobelia angustifolia Cham.
  • Delissea angustifolia (Cham.) C.Presl
  • Delissea honolulensis Wawra

Cyanea angustifolia is a plant in the genus Cyanea that is found in Hawaii.[2] Leaves of this species, as well as the endangered ʻakuʻaku (Cyanea platyphylla), were wrapped in ti (kī) leaves, cooked in an ʻimu and eaten in times of food scarcity by early Hawaiians.

Cyanea angustifolia, known as Hāhā in Hawaii. It is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. Photographed on the Waiʻanae-Kai Trail, Waiʻanae Mountains, Oʻahu


  1. ^ "Cyanea angustifolia (Cham.) Hillebr". The Plant List (2013). Version 1.1. Retrieved 2014-05-17. 
  2. ^ Cyanea angustifolia Native plants