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NTBG Plant Name:
Aglaia mariannensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000010909
Specimen ID:
048649
Collector ID:
103
Collector Name:
Clay Trauernicht
Collection Date:
February 18, 2005
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
Nom. Rev. Tim Flynn 2009
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
State:
POHNPEI STATE
Elevation:
767
Locality:
Nahna Laud I.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Small tree to 4m. Common in cloud forest and on slopes below. Flowers orange, 0.5 cm, remain partially closed, on racemes. Leaves compound (oddly pinnate with 7-9 leaflets); short, fine orange/red hairs along stems and leaf midribs; fruits 4-5 cm long, oblong covered in red/orange hairs.
Habitat:
Low, open canopy ridge top cloud forest. Ridge-top cloud forest; low canopy (4-6 m). Heavy rainfall (400+ inches/yr); very shallow soil.
Associated Species:
Vegetation dominated by small trees and shrubs (Pandanus patina, Glochidion, Garcinia) covered in epiphytic ferns and mosses.
Date of Record Creation:
September 23, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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