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NTBG Plant Name:
Vitex cofassus
Barcode:
PTBG1000008493
Specimen ID:
027683
Collector ID:
8250
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
February 13, 1998
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
MO, NY, US
Observers:
Tim Flynn
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Babeldaob
State:
MELEKEOK STATE
Elevation:
90
Locality:
Road from Airai and Aimeliik to Melekeok, 18.8 miles from beginning of unpaved road.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Small tree 4 m tall. Leaves with veins sunken above. Corolla pale violet, lip darker violet. Ripe fruits purple-black, 7-8 mm in diam. Flowers sweetly fragrant (3 m). Voucher for seed collection, NTBG 980195.
Habitat:
Primary evergreen wet forest.
Associated Species:
Alphitonia, Calophyllum, Rhus taitensis, Gmelina , Symplocos, Wikstroemia, Commersonia, Campnospermum, over lateritic soil.
Date of Record Creation:
August 19, 2011
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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