Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Dicotyledon Literature for Buddleja asiatica
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999.
   Buddleiaceae Bibliography
      Buddleja asiatica
General Information
DistributionNative from western Pakistan and central India to southern China, Taiwan, Malesia, and the Mariana Islands.In the Hawaiian Islands, naturalized on Kaua`i, O`ahu, Moloka`i, Lana`i, Maui, Hawai`i.

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Habit
Shrubs or sometimes small trees 1-7 m tall; stems densely appressed pubescent when young.
Leaves
Leaves opposite, becoming alternate above, oblong to ovate or lanceolate, 4-30 cm long, 0.7-7 cm wide, usually glabrous, occasionally densely pubescent, margins remotely serrate-dentate to subentire, petioles 0.7-1 cm long, connected by an inconspicuous stipular line.
Flowers
Flowers in terminal and axillary, thyrsoid or spiciform cymes; calyx campanulate, 2-4.5 mm long, cleft 1/3-1/2 its length, ± densely tomentose; corolla white, sometimes pale purple or greenish, 3.5-6 mm long, the lobes 1-1.5 mm long, stellate pubescent externally and woolly pubescent in the tube; ovary glabrous.
Fruit
Fruit a dry, dehiscent capsule, ovoid to oblong-ovoid, somewhat flattened, 3-5 mm long.
Seeds
Seeds ellipsoid, ca. 1 mm long, both ends with a short wing.
Chromosomes
2n = 30, 38