kāmole / kā.mole /
1. n., The primrose willow (Ludwigia octivalvis syn. Jussiaea suffruticosa var. ligustraefolia), a perennial herb .6 to 1.2 m high, distributed through the tropics in wet places. Its yellow flowers develop singly at the axils of the narrow leaves. Fruiting capsules are cylindrical, many-seeded. The plant is used medicinally.
- Neal 648.
- See alohalua.
2. A kind of knotweed (Polygonum glabrum), air American perennial herb 30 to 90 cm high, with narrow pointed leaves 5 to 25 cm long and many small flowers and fruits borne in terminal panicles. It belongs in the buck wheat family and grows in damp spots.
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