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NTBG Plant Name:
Zingiber zerumbet
Barcode:
PTBG1000037615
Specimen ID:
006900
Collector ID:
5429
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
August 1, 1987
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Determiner:
Nom. Rev. J.W. Adams
Observers:
W.L. Wagner
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Molokai
State:
HI
County:
Maui County
District:
Molokai District
Locality:
Western slope of Manuahi Ridge, SE of Keawanui (Possibly Kaholaiki Bay; N. Molokai). Approximate elevation 170-200m.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Perennial rhizomatous, aromatic. inflorescence erect, bracts reddish green, filled with clear fluid, perianth cream, stamens pale yellow. Common ground cover everywhere.
Habitat:
Secondary forest of Psidium guajava and Schinus.
Associated Species:
Scattered Pandanus tectorius, Metrosideros, Aleurites, ground cover of Kalanchoe pinnata, and Zingiber zerumbet.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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