Hawaii flower-Proteaceae are a family of about 1775 species aligned in 75 genera, the majority of which occur in tropical and subtropical habitats in the Southern Hemisphere, with centers of variation in Australia and South Africa. The southwestern Cape region of South Africa alone boasts 69 endemic species of Protea. Species of Protea are cultivated in the Hawaiian Islands, primarily on the south western slopes of Haleakalä, but are not considered to have become naturalized,

Hawaii flower-Proteaceae are a family of about 1775 species aligned in 75 genera, the majority of which occur in tropical and subtropical habitats in the Southern Hemisphere, with centers of variation in Australia and South Africa. The southwestern Cape region of South Africa alone boasts 69 endemic species of Protea. Species of Protea are cultivated in the Hawaiian Islands, primarily on the south western slopes of Haleakalä, but are not considered to have become naturalized,

Flax flowers on a sandy white beach with blue sky and sea

Flax flowers on a sandy white beach with blue sky and sea

Flax by Diana Adams. This print shows the flowers of the harakeke, or flax that grows plentifully around New Zealand

Flax by Diana Adams. This print shows the flowers of the harakeke, or flax that grows plentifully around New Zealand

New Zealand Flax

New Zealand Flax

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