Description: Evergreen shrub, some species can grow up to 10′ feet tall.
Flower: White or pink flowers that are produced in large bunches on panicles that can get up to 20″ long.
Leaves: Depending on the species, leaves can be opposite, whirled, or alternate. Can be up to 6-15″ long. Most have large broad leaves.
Fruit: Violet fleshy berry with many seeds, liked by birds.
Impacts: Spreads quickly and can smother and displace native plants. All species of medinilla are invasive to Hawaii.