Definitions for "Acacia koaia"
The koaia or koaie (Acacia koaia; Family Fabaceae) is a small tree endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. It is closely related to the koa, and is sometimes considered to be the same species. The koaia is usually distinguished by growing as a short, broad, knarled tree; having the seeds longitudinally arranged in the pod; shorter, straighter phyllodes; and much denser wood.