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NTBG Plant Name:
Myoporum sandwicense
Barcode:
PTBG1000020074
Specimen ID:
058165
Collector ID:
510
Collector Name:
Natalia Tangalin
Collection Date:
October 12, 2005
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BRIT
Observers:
Steven Perlman
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Maui
State:
HI
County:
Maui County
Elevation:
427
Locality:
Lihau, past recycle center and quary, up 4WD road and up ridge.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Small upright trees, 2-4 ft. W/ flower, immatue and mature fruit. Multibranching w/ branches spreading, lvs clustered at apex, light-green upright. Mature fruits fleshy white turning red-brown and shrivled w/ age. Red-brn fruits smell like tamarind. Flws corolla entire white with lavender, 5 lobed, stamens attached at each corner. Stigma green, style white-yellow, stem dk brown.
Habitat:
Lowland dry shrubland.
Associated Species:
W/ Sida fallax, Dodonea, Waltheria indica, Rhynchelytrum repens, Prosopis, Erythrina sandwicensis, Leptecophylla tameiameiae, Doryopteris decipens, Gauania hillerbandiiPortulacca pilosa, Osteomeles anthyllidifolia, Santalum ellipticum, Bidens menziesii subsp. Filformis, Hedyotis coriacea.
Date of Record Creation:
February 21, 2012
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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