Plumbaginaceae – Leadwort Family

Plants in the worldwide, but especially coastal Leadwort Family (Plumbaginaceae) are annual and perennial herbs, subshrubs, shrubs, vines, and lianas with alternate, often basal leaves, bisexual flowers with 5 petals, a tubular, 5-lobed calyx, 5 stamens, and a superior ovary, and fruit in the form of an utricle, achene, or capsule.

Listed below are some of the Hawaiian plants in this family.