Hawaii Volcanoes - rainforest on Kilauea

This is a photo of a rainforest on Kilauea.

Detailed Description

Rainforest on Kilauea is dominated by Hapu'u' or Hawaiian tree ferns (Cibotium chamissoi) and ohi'a trees (Metrosideros polymorpha). This forest is near the entrance to the Thurston Lava Tube on Crater Rim Drive (Native Plants Hawaii, 2009, 2009b).


Image Dimensions: 640 x 480

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Location Taken: US