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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 SoapberrySapindaceaeIndigenous to the Hawaiian Islands (Huallai, Mauna Loa and Klauea, 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.Flowerswww.flickr.com/photos/dweickhoff/4832492758/in/photostream/Fruitwww.flickr.com/photos/dweickhoff/4831880407/in/photostream/NPH00013nativeplants.hawaii.edu/plant/view/Sapindus_saponaria

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