Caesalpinia kavaiensis

Caesalpinia kavaiensis is a rare species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is endemic to Hawaii. Common names include Uhiuhi , K?wa?u , and Kea . It is threatened by invasive species, particularly feral ungulates.

Caesalpinia kavaiensis is Not Sponsored Primary custodian for this plant in the CPC National Collection of Endangered Plants is: National Tropical Botanical Garden - Caesalpinia kavaiensis - There are four Caesalpinia species in Hawaii, three introduced and one endemic. Caesalpinia kavaiensis, or uhiuhi, was once fairly abundant on the islands of Hawaii, Oahu, Kauai, and Maui. The wood of C. More