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Sapindus saponaria var. saponaria

Image of <i>Sapindus <i>saponaria</i></i> var. saponaria

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Mnele, Ae, or SoapberrySapindaceae (Soapberry family)Indigenous to the Hawaiian Islands (Huallai, Mauna Loa, Klauea on Hawaii Island)Oahu (Cultivated)Apparently the pulp of the fruit was used by early Hawaiians as a soap for shampooing hair and washing clothes in the past.Treewww.flickr.com/photos/dweickhoff/4999557990/in/photolist-...Fruitwww.flickr.com/photos/dweickhoff/4831880407/in/photostream/NPH00009nativeplants.hawaii.edu/plant/view/Sapindus_saponaria

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