Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
April 22, 2001
Manua Islands: National Park of American Samoa, To`aga site, between coastal road and shoreline, near eastern end of park by boundary sign.
Large, densely branching shrub 4 m tall, branches forming tangle, leaves gray-green beneath. Corolla yellow fading pale orange, with dark purple spot within at base. Locally abundant to dominant, indigenous. Samoan name: fau.
Hibiscus tiliaceus, Guettarda specioca, and Pandanus tectorius over coral sand.
Date of Last Update:
August 6, 2023
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