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NTBG Plant Name:
Tambourissa peltata
Barcode:
PTBG1000011390
Specimen ID:
016556
Collector ID:
7582
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
August 13, 1994
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Gabriel D'Argent, Axelle Lamusse
Region:
Africa
Country:
MU
Island Group:
MASCARENE ISLANDS
Island:
Mauritius
Elevation:
400
Locality:
Mondrain Nature Reserve on Vacoas Ridges (west edge of central plateau).
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Dioecious tree 3 m tall, leaves dark glossy green above. Male flowers ramiflorous on main branches, externally green, stamens purple, with odor of fermenting fruit. Locally frequent, endemic. Most alien species hand- weeded from area by Mr. Gabriel D'Argent.
Habitat:
Primary evergreen moist forest.
Associated Species:
Myrtaceae, Sapotaceae, and Ebenaceae dominant.
Date of Record Creation:
October 3, 2011
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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