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NTBG Plant Name:
Zingiber zerumbet
Barcode:
PTBG1000037609
Specimen ID:
006319
Collector ID:
6180
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
July 23, 1988
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
PAP
Observers:
W. L. Wagner, Jacques Florence
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
PF
Island Group:
MARQUESAS ISLANDS
Island:
Fatu Hiva
State:
FATU-HIVA COMMUNE
Locality:
Trail from Omoa along Punaitai Ridge crest to base of Mt. Tekou. Regional elevation 550-840m.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Terrestrial herb, rhizome fleshy, aromatic, pseudostems red. Occasional, naturalized.
Habitat:
Ridgetop with low, primary wet forest of Metrosideros collina, Cyclophyllum, Pandanus, Cyathea affinis, and Freycinetia, with numerous eiphytes and understory of ferns.
Comments:
Reviewed for Vascular Flora of the Marquesas Islands Project 2007. 26 Nov ALV.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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