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NTBG Plant Name:
Dioscorea bulbifera
Barcode:
PTBG1000028683
Specimen ID:
039174
Collector ID:
033
Collector Name:
Stephanie Dunbar
Collection Date:
April 6, 2002
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NPSAS, US, BISH
Observers:
David H. Lorence, Diane Ragone, Sir Ghillean Prance, Krisa Fredrickson, Joan Borel, Mino Fialua
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
AS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Tau
State:
MANUA DISTRICT
Elevation:
5
Locality:
Saua, NPAS Habitat: along the road to the Park.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Climbing vine. Vine climbs clockwise, has aerial bulbils and tiny flowers growing in hanging racemes. Common in disturbed areas and secondary forests.. V.N. [Samoan] soi.
Habitat:
Abandoned agroforest.
Associated Species:
Open canopy with scatterd Cocos nucifera, Musa x paradisiaca, Pandanus tectorius var. laevis, and vines of Mikania micrantha and Dioscorea bulbifera. Ground cover of Ruellia prostrata, Justicia procumbens and Stenotaphrum secundatum.
Date of Record Creation:
June 17, 2012
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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