ʻOhe mauka (Polyscias oahuensis)
Hawaiian name: ʻOhe mauka
Botanical name: Polyscias oahuensis
Where found: all the major islands except for Niihau and Kahoolawe
Water/Light: moist to wet island forests - full to partial sun
Elevation range: 785' to 5000'
Height: 15’ – 50’
Notes: The name ʻOhe mauka literally means "mountain" or "upland" ʻohe. This tree has compound leaves each made up of 7 to 15 dull leaflets. It contains a clear sap. The fruits are black or purple in color and their seeds are dispersed by birds. The tree grows in moist to wet island forests.