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aalii

[ah-lee-ee] /ɑˈli i/
noun
1.
a bushy shrub, Dodonaea viscosa, of Australia, Hawaii, Africa, and tropical America, having sticky foliage.
Origin
< Hawaiian ʿaʿaliʿi
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  • Usually, the aalii field does fine under natural rainfall.
  • In fact, aalii is one of the more drought tolerant plants.
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aalii

/ɑːˈliːiː/
noun
1.
a bushy sapindaceous shrub, Dodonaea viscosa, of Australia, Hawaii, Africa, and tropical America, having small greenish flowers and sticky foliage
Word Origin
Hawaiian
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