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Phytolacca americana, American pokeweed, vic. St. Louis, MO.
Phytolacca dioica, ombu, functionally male flowers.  Large, fast growing shade tree from South America, with somewhat pendulous clusters of cream-colored flowers. It is said that anyone who sleeps under an ombu must be aware of evil magic. U of Hawaii Manoa Campus, Honolulu, HI, 2005.
Phytolacca octandra, southern pokeberry, Palehua-Palikea Trail, O'ahu.
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Phytolacca sandwicensis, popolo ku mai. Hawaiian endemic.
Petiveria alliacea, anamu.  (Petiveriaceae of Judd et al.)
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Rivina humilis. (Petiveriaceae of Judd et al.)

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