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NTBG Plant Name:
Hernandia nukuhivensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000007501
Specimen ID:
039422
Collector ID:
9120
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
July 18, 2003
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
PAP, US
Observers:
Liloa Dunn, K. R. Wood, Jean-Yves Meyer
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
PF
Island Group:
MARQUESAS ISLANDS
Island:
Ua Pou
State:
UA-POU COMMUNE
Elevation:
350
Locality:
Aneau river valley NE of ridge leading to Poutetainui peak.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Canopy tree 15 m x 40 cm dbh, bark brown with warty bumps. Leaves uniformly green. Fallen fruits with pink-red fleshy cup enclosing single black, ovoid ribbed beaked seed. Locally dominant from c. 300 m up valley to at least 450 m.
Ancillary: Seed:
Yes
Habitat:
Wet forest along stream.
Associated Species:
Hernandia nukuhivensis dominant, also Hibiscus tiliaceus, Pandanus, Glochidion, Crossostylis, with understory of Freycinetia, Boehmeria, Macropiper, Cordyline, Angiopteris and numerous ferns.
Date of Record Creation:
July 20, 2011
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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