Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
June 20, 2001
A. Stone, S. Banack, Vaiuli Malaga, Mapou
Trail from above Leaumasili Point toward Piumafua Mountain along Alei ridge, south of Sili Uta village site abandoned since 1981; elevation. c. 200-245 m. Transect 5.
Giant shrub or sprawling tree 6 m tall with tangled multiple stems, bark stringy. Flowers yellow, brick red when fallen. Locally abundant, indigenous. Samoan name: fau
Secondary and disturbed primary wet forest on ridge.
Ficus, Diospyros, Tarenna, Inocarpus, Syzygium, Flacourtia, Alphitonia, D ysoxylum, Myristica, Hibiscus tiliaceus, Rhus taitensis, etc . on deep brown soil.
Date of Record Creation:
September 14, 2011
Date of Last Update:
August 6, 2023
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