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NTBG Plant Name:
Dioscorea bulbifera
Barcode:
PTBG1000028686
Specimen ID:
035135
Collector ID:
8705
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
June 16, 2001
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NPSAS
Observers:
Diane Ragone, S. Banack, C. Nazario, K. Eiler, M. Clyde, J. Wis eman
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
AS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Ofu
State:
MANUA DISTRICT
County:
Ofu County
Elevation:
2
Locality:
National Park of Americ an Samoa, To`aga site, between coastal road and shoreline, western half of park; Survey station 19+00
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Dextrorsely twining vine along road at edge of littoral forest mixed. Sterile, occasional, Polynesian introduction. Samoan name: soi.
Habitat:
Littoral forest.
Associated Species:
With Hernandia nymphaei folia, Barringtonia asiatica, Thespesia populnea over coral sand substrate. With cultivated Musa and Cocos.
Date of Record Creation:
June 17, 2012
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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