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|Gunnera petaloidea, 'ape'ape. Hawaiian endemic. These plants harbor a blue-green alga that is capable of fixing atmospheric nitrogen. This species has perfect flowers sometimes mixed with male and female flowers scattered throughout the inflorescence.|
|Gunnera macrophylla. Despite it name, this species is much smaller than those in Hawaii. It also has unisexual flowers; male in the upper part of the inflorescence, female in the lower.|
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