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Alpinia pubiflora
Alpinia pubiflora

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NTBG Plant Name:
Alpinia pubiflora
Barcode:
PTBG1000037555
Specimen ID:
028699
Collector ID:
6342
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
February 7, 1998
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
US
Observers:
David H. Lorence
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Ngermalk
State:
KOROR STATE
Locality:
South of road between Malakal & Medalaii. Approximate elev. 0-30 m.
Num Duplicates:
2
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Herb from creeping, underground rhizome; stems to 9 ft., eventually arching; leaves dark glossy green above with pale green midvein, glossy pale green below; fruit ripening orange to scarlet & finally deep glossy red. Seed collected.
Habitat:
Primary forest on limestone karst.
Associated Species:
Ficus, Morinda Semecarpus, Psychotria, Pisonia, Aglaia, Callicarpa, Alpinia Malaisia, Tectaria, Piper, and various orchids.
Date of Record Creation:
April 3, 2013
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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