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NTBG Plant Name:
Zingiber zerumbet
Barcode:
PTBG1000037610
Specimen ID:
039471
Collector ID:
9118
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
July 17, 2003
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
P,PAP,U S
Observers:
Liloa Dunn, K. R. Wood, Toti Teikiehuupoo
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
PF
Island Group:
MARQUESAS ISLANDS
Island:
Ua Pou
State:
UA-POU COMMUNE
Elevation:
470
Locality:
Anakooma River Valley just ESE of Oave peak; base of waterfall. with
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Rhizomatous perennial herb, rhizome pale yellow within, aromatic. Leaves green, distichous. Naturalized in large patches along stream, plants now mostly dormant.
Habitat:
Secondary wet forest dominated by Hibiscus tiliaceus, Glochidion, Angiopteris, Pandanus, and ground cover mainly of ferns and Colocasia.
Comments:
Reviewed for Vascular Flora of the Marquesas Islands Project 2007. 26 Nov. ALV.
Date of Record Creation:
April 14, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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