koʻokoʻolau/ koʻo.koʻo.lau /
n., All kinds of beggar ticks (Bidens 🌐 spp.), most native, a few introduced, some used medicinally by Hawaiians, as a tonic in tea; the plants are still dried and used for tea, often in preference to tea bought in stores.
- Neal 844.
- Cf. kī #2.
2. Niʻihau name for nehe, Lipochaeta perdita, a hairy herb.
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