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Ipomoea alba, Moonflower

Moonflowers in Hawaii

White Moonflower, also called Tropical White Morning-glory, or Moon Vine, was introduced to Hawaii after being naturalized from Mexico.

This beautiful species (Ipomoea alba) has found a welcome home throughout many temperate places. In Hawaii these vine plants can be seen growing wild or planted. Their large blossom of up to about 6 inches unfurls in the evening or when in cool shade. The flower gives off a nice aroma and is beautiful when fully open.

There is more great information on this flower here.