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NTBG Plant Name:
Rhizophora mangle
Barcode:
PTBG1000005163
Specimen ID:
053884
Collector ID:
11534
Collector Name:
K. R. Wood
Collection Date:
October 5, 2005
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Lehua
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Waimea District
Elevation:
192
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
hypocotyl collected around brown-booby nests; not naturalized on Lehua; perhaps mistaken as fish and gathered at sea by adult brown-boobies as food for young nestlings
Habitat:
grassland/herbland association
Associated Species:
with Cenchrus ciliaris, Setaria verticillata, Portulaca oleracea, Jacquemontia ovalifolia interspersed with Pluchea indica, Pluchea carolinensis, and their occasional hybrid Pluchea × fosbergii, other herbaceous species include Ageratum conyzoides, Chenopodium murale, Waltheria indica, Cenchrus echinatus, and Chloris virgata.
Date of Record Creation:
March 14, 2018
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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