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heʻupueo

/ heʻu.pueo / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n., A reedlike grass, a bent grass (Agrostis avenacea 🌐, synonyms A. retrofracta and Calamagrostis forsteri 🌐), originally found in Australia, and now found through Polynesia; Panicum heupueo 🌐 on Niʻihau. Literally, owl hoot.

2. Probable Hawaiian name for pili uka, a grass.

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