Tuesday, August 5, 2014
(Maui, HI) -- Botanists are learning more about a new tree species discovered on Maui. The "Honolulu Star-Advertiser" reports scientists found this plant that's related to hibiscus, called Hibiscadelphus stellatus. It grows up to 20 feet tall and has green leaves and flowers. The trees were reportedly discovered on steep, rocky slopes at about three-thousand feet in the West Maui Mountains.