Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
April 17, 2001
To`aga site on island's S coast, National Park of American Samoa between coastal road and shoreline.
Tree 6 m tall w basal prop roots, 4 lateral branches. Stamin ate plant, inflorescence pendent, 70 cm long w 14 branches, bracts creamy white with green tips, post-anthesis. Lvs. cha nneled, teeth white w brown tips. Samoan name: paogo.
Littoral forest over coral sand.
Hernandia nymphaeifolia , Guettarda speciosa, Terminalia samoensis, Cocos, Pandanus tectorius, Hibiscus tiliaceus, Sophora tomentosa, with understory of Phymatosorus, Wollastonia, and naturalized herbs.
Specimen consists of two sheets (034862-034863).
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022
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