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NTBG Plant Name:
Alpinia pubiflora
Barcode:
PTBG1000018301
Specimen ID:
057271
Collector ID:
393
Collector Name:
Clay Trauernicht
Collection Date:
February 7, 2008
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NY, BNM
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Babeldaob
State:
NGARCHELONG STATE
Elevation:
116
Locality:
North tip of island. Around old Japanese buildings.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Ginger to 2 m tall. Common in understory. Flowers white to pale purple. Fruits bright red when ripe.
Habitat:
Weedy, open 2nd growth forest.
Associated Species:
Common spp. Include Macaranga, Ficus, Osmoxylon, and Heterospatha elata palms in overstory, Microsorium scolopendria and Merremia peltata vines in understory. Large Cycad individual nearby.
Date of Record Creation:
January 27, 2012
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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