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Lonomea Soapberry (Sapindus oahuensis)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Lonomea Soapberry (Sapindus oahuensis), State: HI
Description Located in the ‘first finger’ of the Pahole Natural Area Reserve, the purpose of this NAR is to protect rare Hawaiian plants, animals, and ecosystems of the lowland mesic zone of the Waianae Mountains.

Location Pahole Gulch, Oahu, HI


Sapindus oahuensis

This champion Lonomea Soapberry of Hawaii made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2017, as it is the largest known tree of its species in the country. By recognizing these champions, we recognize the beauty and critical ecosystem services provided by our biggest and oldest trees.

Tree circumference56.4
crown spread 27
Total points123

LOCATIONPahole Gulch, Oahu, HI
Nominated byKarl Magnacca
Year Nominated2017
Date crowned2017-08-16

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November 15th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |