Kauna’oa is endemic to Hawaii and is best identified by it’s bright yellow long stringy stems.  This unique and beautiful vine is commonly used in leis.  It is a parasitic plant that could potentially hurt or kill it’s host.

Seeds are 1/16″ in diameter and brown in color.

Plant height:  Sprawling vine that covers it’s host.

Germination:  Sproradic

Elevation:  Sea level to 900′