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NTBG Plant Name:
Alpinia pubiflora
Barcode:
PTBG1000037556
Specimen ID:
028058
Collector ID:
8222
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
February 11, 1998
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
US
Observers:
Naito Soaladaob, Tim Flynn, & Diane Ragone
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Babeldaob
State:
AIRAI STATE
Locality:
6.7 miles N of main airport, at Ouikuul (Goikul) Village on E. coast; approximate elevation 1-5 m.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Rhizomatous herb, pseudostems to 2 m tall, leaved distichous . Flowers with greenish-cream tepals, labellum purple, bilobed. Occasional locally, understory. Voucher for rhizome collection, NTBG 980184.
Habitat:
Evergreen mesic forest and agroforest; flat areas with deep soils interspersed with limestone outcrops.
Associated Species:
Ficus, Artocarpus altilis, Areca catechu, Heterospathe elata, Cocos , Ceiba pentandra, & Osmoxylon.
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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