1. n., Brown seaweeds (Dictyota 🌐 spp.), regularly divided into narrow segments. They are so bitter that they will taint other seaweeds put with them and can be eaten but little and by some are considered poisonous.
- Cf. kūālani.
2. An Oʻahu tree (Pelea sandwicensis or P. oahuensis), with oblong, fragrant leaves (like the mokihana of Kauaʻi), which were used for scenting tapa.
- PPN alani.
3. An upland moss.
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