Gardenia brighamii NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
ITIS Reports — Gardenia brighamii ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.The native nanu gardenias ( gardenia brighamii and remyi) are lovely small trees for mid to upper elevation gardens. These plants are native to Hawaii’s dryland forests but can be grown successfully elsewhere. Their fragrant white flowers have six soft petals that converge in a short tube.Cut off the faded Gardenia flowers, just below the leaf node, to encourage continuous blooming. Check regularly for white flies
FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Gardenia brighamii, commonly known as nānū, naʻu, or forest gardenia, is a species of flowering plant in the coffee family, Rubiaceae, that is endemic to Hawaii.Gardenia brighamii. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Gardenia brighamii, commonly known as nānū, naʻu, or forest gardenia, is a species of flowering plant in the coffee family, Rubiaceae, that is endemic to Hawaii.