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Matisia cordata
Matisia cordata

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NTBG Plant Name:
Matisia cordata
Barcode:
PTBG1000010242
Specimen ID:
015813
Collector ID:
5660
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
January 3, 1995
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH
Determiner:
George Staples (BISH) ii.2001
In Duplicate:
in duplicate (BISH)
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa District
Locality:
Lawai Valley. The Allerton Gardens at Lawai Kai.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree of 15 ft.; leaves alt., blade dark glossy green above with yellowish veins, below duller, paler green with raised yellow-green veins; petiole pale green; flowers cauliflorous, buds whitish-green, pedicel pale green; open flowers: calyx turning greenish-yellow, splitting irregularly, petals five, very pale orange. Flowers produce copious amounts of sweet nectar (flowers collected 27.i.1995); fruit dull, velvety green olive green with indented nipple, flesh sweet, orange, with five seeds (fruit collected 26.viii.2004).
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Ancillary: Carpological:
Yes
Ancillary: Seed:
Yes
Habitat:
Cultivated plants.
Date of Record Creation:
September 15, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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