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NTBG Plant Name:
Hernandia nymphaeifolia
Barcode:
PTBG1000007510
Specimen ID:
035272
Collector ID:
8616
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
April 21, 2001
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NPSAS, US, BISH
Observers:
Diane Ragone, Tavita Togia
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
AS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Ofu
State:
MANUA DISTRICT
County:
Ofu County
Locality:
To`aga site on island's south coast, National Park of American Samoa between coastal road and shoreline; elevation 2-3 m, location about midway in park.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 6 m tall with dense, rounded canopy. Flowers green in b ud. Ripe fruit lantern-like, greenish-white, fleshy, surroun ding single black fruit. Common, indigenous. Samoan name: pu `a
Habitat:
Littoral forest.
Associated Species:
Terminalia samoen sis, Thespesia populnea, Hernandia nymphaeifolia, Cocos, Bar ringtonia asiatica, Pandanus tectorius, Tournefortia argentea, and herbaceous understory.
Date of Record Creation:
July 20, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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