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NTBG Plant Name:
Alpinia zerumbet
Barcode:
PTBG1000031038
Specimen ID:
S061859
Collector ID:
8468
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
March 18, 2000
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH,US
Observers:
Tim Flynn
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
5
Locality:
Haena Beach County Park, mauka side along Manoa Stream.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Rhizomatous herb, pseudostems 2.5-3 m, lvs. distichous, gree n, aromatic. Flr. bracts & tepals porcelain white w pink-red margins, labellum yellow w red markings; frts. orange-red. Naturalized locally forming scattered clumps on stream banks.
Ancillary: Seed:
Yes
Habitat:
Lowland secondary mesic forest.
Associated Species:
Aleurites moluccana, Syzygium cumini, Mangifera indica, Terminalia catappa, Schefflera actinophylla, with weedy understory dominated by Scindapus aureus.
Comments:
Seeds removed for Seed Collection-Seed Photo Project. ALV 25 July 2007.
Date of Record Creation:
April 3, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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