Hawaii hawthorne Rosaceae Osteomeles anthyllidifolia
Leaf:Alternate, pinnately compound, evergreen and somewhat thickened, 3 inches long, 15-25 leaflets per leaf; leaflets elliptical to obovate, glossy green above and paler below.
Flower:Yellow to White, with five petals, 1/2 inch across, occurring in small clusters of 3-6 flowers at the end of the branches.
Fruit:An edible white pome 3/8 inch in diameter with purple or white flesh, initially covered with white hairs, becoming glabrous.
Twig:Red-brown, slender, initially pubescent.
Bark:Gray-brown and smooth, with prominent lenticels.
Form:A small shrub to 10 feet, but more commonly to 4 feet.