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NTBG Plant Name:
Hernandia nymphaeifolia
Barcode:
PTBG1000007511
Specimen ID:
035134
Collector ID:
8703
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
June 16, 2001
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NPSAS, US, MO
Observers:
Diane Ragone, S. Banack, C. Nazario, K. Eiler, M. Clyde, J. Wis eman
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
AS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Ofu
State:
MANUA DISTRICT
County:
Ofu County
Elevation:
2
Locality:
National Park of American Samoa, To`aga site, between coastal road and shoreline, western half of park. . Survey station 19+00
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Canopy tree c. 6 m tall with 2 trunks 74 and 30 cm dbh, bark smooth, gray, fissured, crown spreading. Flwoers pale green ish white, with sweet fragrance. Fruit cupule white turning red, seed black. Common, indigenous. Samoan name: pu`a
Habitat:
Littoral forest.
Associated Species:
Hernandia nymphaei folia, Barringtonia asiatica, Thespesia populnea over coral sand substrate.
Date of Record Creation:
July 20, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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