aalii

[ah-lee-ee]
noun
a bushy shrub, Dodonaea viscosa, of Australia, Hawaii, Africa, and tropical America, having sticky foliage.

Origin:
< Hawaiian ʿaʿaliʿi

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aalii (ɑːˈliːiː)
 
n
a bushy sapindaceous shrub, Dodonaea viscosa, of Australia, Hawaii, Africa, and tropical America, having small greenish flowers and sticky foliage
 
[Hawaiian]

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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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