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Myoporum sandwicense
also called "bastard sandalwood" or "false sandalwood" and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. native to Hawaii, and is also found on Mangaia in the Cook Islands

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 21, 2009
  2. M. sandwicense is generally classified as a small tree, although depending on the elevation and the age of the specimen it can grow from a shrub to about 45 feet tall

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  3. The sturdy wood of M. sandwicense was used for a variety of tasks by the early Hawaiians, including log frames for their thatched houses and as long-burning torches for night fishing

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 21, 2009
  4. The common variety of M. sandwicense was described by Asa Gray

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  5. The distribution of M. sandwicense in the United States is limited to the state of Hawaii

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