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Malvaviscus penduliflorus
Malvaviscus penduliflorus

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NTBG Plant Name:
Malvaviscus penduliflorus
Barcode:
PTBG1000010237
Specimen ID:
048154
Collector ID:
4472
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 7, 2007
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY,BNM
Determiner:
! David H. Lorence 2008
Observers:
Peterson Adelbai, Stephen Dahmer, Yadana Desmond, Christopher Kitalong, Nicholas Penna
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Babeldaob
State:
AIRAI STATE
Locality:
Ngetkib. Near taro patch and resident area.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub to 2m. Flowers red. N. V. Busonge [Palauan].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Ornamental- Also can be used for decoration.(CK) Comments: Going up from Kitalong residence up to the forest near the taro patch. Along stream that ends at the Airai annaex. It is bird food. The bird takes the nectar from the flower. The term busonge is derived from the Japanese.(CK) Additional interview (August 7 2007): Obakradebkar Clarence Kitalong (CK) (Additional interviewer Kiblas Soaladaob)
Habitat:
Disturbed forest.
Date of Record Creation:
September 15, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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