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NTBG Plant Name:
Zingiber zerumbet
Barcode:
PTBG1000037667
Specimen ID:
021087
Collector ID:
7842
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
December 2, 1996
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
US
Observers:
Tim Flynn, Diane Ragone, & G. Cornelius
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Kosrae
State:
KOSRAE STATE
County:
Malem Municipality
Locality:
Trail from Malem River (2 km W of Malem) to summit of Mt. Ohma. Regional elev. 200-450 m.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Rhizomatous herb, pseudostems erect, to 60 cm. Inflorescence with red bracts filled with slimy liquid. Common in understory. Rhizomes collected for NTBG.
Habitat:
Lowland primary wet forest.
Associated Species:
Campnosperma, Elaeocarpus, Parinari laurina, Horsfieldia nunu, Pandanus, Freycinetia, Ptychosperma, Cyathea, Styrax, Hibiscus tiliaceus, Astronidium, with numerous terrestrial and epiphytic pteridophytes.
Date of Record Creation:
April 14, 2013
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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