Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
April 12, 2001
Diane Ragone, Jim Wiseman, Mino Fialua, Paulo Paulo
SE corner of island. National Park of American Samoa, coastal trail between Tufu Point and Si`u Point. Elevation 2-4 m.
Nest fern with fronds erect-spreading, to 2 m long. Very common locally, terrestrial on coral rubble or epiphytic. Samoan name: "lau papa".
Littoral forest with canopy of Barring tonia asiatica, Hernandia nymphaeifolia, Hibiscus tiliaceus, Ficus, Morinda, Macaranga, alternating with open littoral shrubland with Scaevola taccada, over coral rubble substrate.
Date of Record Creation:
November 15, 2011
Date of Last Update:
March 23, 2023
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