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NTBG Plant Name:
Pandanus tectorius
Barcode:
PTBG1000031927
Specimen ID:
021161
Collector ID:
7895
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
December 6, 1996
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Determiner:
! K.-L. Huynh (NEU) vi.1999
Observers:
Tim Flynn
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Kosrae
State:
KOSRAE STATE
County:
Malem Municipality
Locality:
Kosrae Village Resort, which is ca. 1.5-2 km N of Malem Village. Elev. 0-2 m.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Tree 12 m x 20 cm, prop roots at base of trunk, irregular branching. Leaves spiraled, margin & spines white. Fruit heads spheroidal, with ca. 75-80 keys, green in distal 1/3, pale orange in basal 1/3, fragrant. Seed collection.
Habitat:
Coastal forest on coral rubble fringing mangrove vegetation inside on sandy, mucky soil.
Associated Species:
With Sonneratia alba, Rhizophora spp., Brugiera, Cocos, Barringtonia, Pandanus, Clerodendron, Derris.
Date of Record Creation:
July 17, 2012
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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