- ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi: Alani
- Scientific: Melicope clusiifolia
- NatureServe Heritage Rank G3 – Vulnerable
Alani is endemic to all main Hawaiian islands and is a member of the Rutaceae family.
Alani is found on all the main Hawaiian islands except Kaho’olawe and Ni’ihau.
Alani grows in mesic to wet forests.
- Competition with alien invasive plants
- Trampling by feral ungulates
- Consumption of seeds by rodents
References & Additional Resources
“Melicope Clusiifolia.” Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center – The University of Texas at Austin, https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=MECL.