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NTBG Plant Name:
Zingiber zerumbet
Barcode:
PTBG1000037666
Specimen ID:
024604
Collector ID:
6267
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
September 6, 1997
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
David H. Lorence, Kadalino Lorens, Diane Ragone, Jim Wiseman
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Locality:
Trail to Kupwuriso from Pahn Apara through Dolen Kahk and Dolereirei. Regional elev. 160 m - 580 m.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Common herb in forest; stems erect, leaves dark glossy green above, matte pale green below; inflorescence on seperate st alk, erect, bracts red/pink; does not set seed.
Habitat:
Secondary/agroforest of Cananga, Artocarpus, Cocos, Macaranga, Hisbiscus, and Piper giving way to primary forest along ridge top of Myristica, Aglaia, Cynometra, Maesa, Campnosperma, Clinostigma, and Flagellaria.
Associated Species:
Summit of small trees and shrubs clothed bryophytes, ferns, and orchids.
Date of Record Creation:
April 14, 2013
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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