Hillebrandia sandwicensis (Aka 'Aka 'Awa) is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant similar to Begonia. It grows up to 4 feet (1.2 m) tall…
Hillebrandia, rare Hawaiian endemic and the only other genus in the family Begoniaceae, with only one species, Hillebrandia sandwicensis. It is found only on the islands of Maui, Molokai and Kauai. The genus name honors the German physician William Hillebrand.
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