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NTBG Plant Name:
Alpinia purpurata
Barcode:
PTBG1000037465
Specimen ID:
009379
Collector ID:
5150
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
April 5, 1987
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Determiner:
D. Lorence 1987
Observers:
L. Goo
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
5
Locality:
Kalihiwai River valley, at ca. 1/2 mile SW of Highway 56 near first waterfall.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Rhizomatous herb, stems 2-3 m. tall, leaves distichous, faintly aromatic. Inflorescence erect, terminal, bracts dark red, corollas not seen, numerous plantlets produced in bract axils. Spontaneous locally. "Red ginger".
Habitat:
Old secondary vegetation along flood plain.
Associated Species:
With Hibiscus tiliaeus, Psidium & Syzygium.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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