ACACIA KOA (Koa)
Fabaceae | Native Hawaiian
A plant in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae), or the fruit or seed of such a plant.
Tree (15-50 ft. tall)
Terrestrial, dry to moist forests
Koa leaves induce sleep for cramps or fevers, while the wood is used to build canoes, paddles, surfboards, bark for dye, and much more.
Koa is the most giant native tree on the Hawaiian Islands. It is used for a variety of things and is highly demanded by many, making Koa one of the most expensive woods in the world.