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NTBG Plant Name:
Tacca leontopetaloides
Barcode:
PTBG1000028883
Specimen ID:
005582
Collector ID:
3636
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
October 27, 1989
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Art Whistler and Sam Pearsall
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
WS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Upolu
Elevation:
3
Locality:
Abandoned village of Sagatugi, behind Aganoa beach.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Common stemless herb in deep sand behind beach; up to four ft high, petioles and peduncles mottled green and whitish-green; leaves dark semi-glossy green, paler below. NTBG acc #890762.
Habitat:
Secondary forest dominated by Cocos.
Comments:
Specimen consists of three sheets (005582, 005583, 005600).
Date of Last Update:
June 3, 2022

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