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Useful Tropical Plants

Melicope anisata

(H.Mann) T.G.Hartley & B.C.Stone

Rutaceae

+ Synonyms

Pelea anisata H.Mann

Common Name: Mokehana

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General Information

Mokehana is an evergreen shrub or multi-trunked small tree ranging in height from 2 - 7.5 metres[
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Title
Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Database
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http://pdcs.ctahr.hawaii.edu:591/hawnprop/
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Detailed information on the propagation of a wide range of Hawaiian plants.
]. The thin, leathery leaves give off a strong anise fragrance when crushed[
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Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Database
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http://pdcs.ctahr.hawaii.edu:591/hawnprop/
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Detailed information on the propagation of a wide range of Hawaiian plants.
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The plant is harvested from the wild and used locally in making leis.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Pacific - Hawaii.

Habitat

Moist to wet forests at elevations ranging from 360 - 1,200 metres[
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Title
Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Database
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Website
http://pdcs.ctahr.hawaii.edu:591/hawnprop/
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Detailed information on the propagation of a wide range of Hawaiian plants.
]. Found only on Kaua'i Island[
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Title
Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://pdcs.ctahr.hawaii.edu:591/hawnprop/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Detailed information on the propagation of a wide range of Hawaiian plants.
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Properties

Other Uses Rating *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height5.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The aromatic fruits, flowers and seeds are used in leis[
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Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
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Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
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399
Title
Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://pdcs.ctahr.hawaii.edu:591/hawnprop/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Detailed information on the propagation of a wide range of Hawaiian plants.
].

Propagation

Seed - can be slow to germinate, when given a pre-treatment of 6 days soaking in cold water the seed still took 6 months to germinate[
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Title
Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://pdcs.ctahr.hawaii.edu:591/hawnprop/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Detailed information on the propagation of a wide range of Hawaiian plants.
]. Germination rates of untreated seed varies from 30 - 75%[
399
Title
Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://pdcs.ctahr.hawaii.edu:591/hawnprop/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Detailed information on the propagation of a wide range of Hawaiian plants.
].
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