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NTBG Plant Name:
Alyxia stellata
Barcode:
PTBG1000039248
Specimen ID:
041652
Collector ID:
10517
Collector Name:
K. R. Wood
Collection Date:
December 11, 2003
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
US, PAP
Observers:
Jean-Yves Meyer
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
PF
Island Group:
MARQUESAS ISLANDS
Island:
Ua Huka
State:
UA-HUKA COMMUNE
Elevation:
520
Locality:
Hane/Hokatu cliff zone.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub or vine, 2 m erect with long scandent stems ca 4 m, stems medium brown, leaves glossy dark green above, paler green below.
Aspect:
East
Slope:
Steep
Closure:
Scattered
Plant Height:
2.5-5 m
Moisture:
Mesic to wet
Topography:
ridge and cliff
Dominant Species:
Bidens uapensis and Boehmeria virgata
Habit:
Shrub
Phenology:
In Flwr
Frequency:
Occasional
Population Size:
100-1000
Population Area:
1 sq kilometer
Habitat:
Lowland mixed wet shrubland/herbland basalt cliff habitat above Hibiscus tiliaceus-Pandanus tectorius-Freycinetia impavida lowland forest zone.
Associated Species:
Regional native plant species include Bidens uapensis, Boehmeria virgata, Maytenus crenata, Peperomia pallida, Alyxia stellata, Morinda myrtifolia, Phyllanthus pacificus, Macropiper latifolium, Xylosma suaveolens subsp. pubigerum, Glochidion marchionicum, Ficus prolixa var. prolixa, Oxalis gagneorum, Nicotiana fatuhivensis, Pipturus sp, Pisonia grandis, Allophylus timoriensis, Hedyotis sp., Psychotria sp., Achyranthes marchionica, Peperomia blanda var. floribunda, Peperomia marchionensis, Liparis clypeolum, Stephania japonica var. timoriensis, Cyperus marquisensis, Cyperus moutona,and Leptochloa marquisensis, native ferns include Asplenium horridum, Asplenium nidus, Asplenium quaylei, Asplenium cf rapense, Asplenium tenerum, Diplazium harpeodes, Doodia marquesensis, Arachniodes aristata, Dryopteris sp., Tectaria jardinii, Trichomanes endlicherianum, Angiopteris evecta, Nephrolepis biserrata, Belvisia mucronata, Phymatosorus grossus, Phymatosorus nigrescens, Psilotum nudum, Pteris comans, Selaginella laxa, Amphineuron opulentum, Sphaerostephanos sp, and Antrophyum plantagineum.
Comments:
MARQUESAS: Ua Huka, (8°S/139°W), lies 312 kilometers from the Marquesas Fault Line hot spot, vocanic island of 3.24 million years, 82 sq kilometer area, maximum altitude of 884 meters. Checklist of Vascular Plants Ua Huka: Hane/Hokatu Cliff Region 450—550 m elev. K. R. Wood [region visited by the author 11—12 Dec 2003; 14 Dec 2003] DICOTS Amaranthaceae Achyranthes aspera L. var. aspera | nat | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Achyranthes marchionica F. Br. | end | E Apocynaceae Alyxia stellata (J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.) Roem. & Schult. | ind | NH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Asteraceae Ageratum conyzoides L. | nat | H/ NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Bidens uapensis (F. Br.) Sherff | end | H/ E/ UH/ UP Caricaceae Carica papaya L. | cult, nat | NH/ HO/ FHi / T / UP Celastraceae Maytenus crenata (G. Forst.) Lobr.-Callen | end | E/ NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Euphorbiaceae Manihot esculenta Crantz | cult | NH/ UH/ HO / T/ UP Malvaceae Hibiscus tiliaceus L. | ind | E/ NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ M/ FHi /T / Menispermaceae Stephania japonica (Thunb.) Miers var. timoriensis (DC.) Forman | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Moraceae Ficus prolixa G. Forst. var. prolixa | ind | E/ NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Myrtaceae Psidium guajava L. | nat | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ FHi / T Nyctaginaceae Pisonia grandis R. Br. | ind | H/ E/ NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Oxalidaceae Oxalis corniculata L. | nat | NH/ HO/ FHi / UP/ T (vis) Oxalis gagneorum Fosberg & Sachet | end | E/ HO/ FHi / T Phyllanthaceae Glochidion marchionicum F. Br. | end | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Phyllanthus pacificus Müll. Arg. | end | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Piperaceae Macropiper latifolium (L. f.) Miq. | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Peperomia blanda (Jacq.) Kunth var. floribunda (Miq.) H. Huber | ind | NH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Peperomia marchionensis F. Br. | end | HO/ FHi Peperomia pallida (G. Forst.) A. Dietr. | ind | NH/ UH/ HO/ T/ FHi Rubiaceae Coffea arabica L. | nat | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ FHi / T Hedyotis sp. | end | UH Morinda citrifolia L. | nat | H/ NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Morinda myrtifolia A. Gray | ind | NH/ UH/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi / UP Psychotria adamsonii Fosberg | end | UP (Pepehitoua Valley, 800 m -- known only from type specimen) Psychotria sp. kw10543 | end | UH Psychotria sp. kw10547 | end | UH Salicaceae Xylosma suaveolens (J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.) G. Forst. subsp. pubigerum Sleumer | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Sapindaceae Allophylus timoriensis (DC.) Blume | ind | UH/ HO/ T/ FHi / UP Solanaceae Nicotiana fatuhivensis F. Br. | end | H/ E/ NH/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Urticaceae Boehmeria virgata (G. Forst.) Guill. | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Pipturus sp | end | MONOCOTS Agavaceae Cordyline fruticosa (L.) A. Chev. | cult | UH/ HO / T/ FHi / UP Cyperaceae Cyperus marquisensis F. Br. | end | H/ E/ NH/ UH/ HO/ T/ FHi Cyperus moutona F. Br. | end | NH/ HO/ T/ FHi / UP Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb. | nat | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ FHi Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea bulbifera L. | nat | NH/ UH/ HO/ M/ FHi / T / UP Dioscorea pentaphylla L. | nat | NH/ HO/ T/ FHi / UP Orchidaceae Liparis clypeolum (G. Forst.) Lindl. | ind | NH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Pandanaceae Freycinetia impavida (Gaudich. ex Hombr.) B. C. Stone | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ FHi Pandanus tectorius Parkinson ex Z | ind | E/ UH/ HO/ FHi / T / UP Poaceae Leptochloa marquisensis (F. Br.) P. M. Peterson & Judz. | end | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Oplismenus compositus (L.) P. Beauv. | nat | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Paspalum conjugatum P. J. Bergius | nat | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Zingiberaceae Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Sm. | nat | NH/ UH/ HO/ T/ FHi / UP PTERIDOPHYTES Aspleniaceae Asplenium horridum Kaulf. | ind | NH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Asplenium nidus L. | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ FHi Asplenium quaylei E. D. Br. | end | NH/ UH/ HO/ T/ FHi / UP Asplenium rapense (E. D. Br.) Copel. | ind | NH Asplenium tenerum G. Forst. | ind | NH/ UH/ HO/ T/ FHi Athyriaceae Diplazium harpeodes J. W. Moore | ind | NH/ HO / UP Blechnaceae Doodia marquesensis E. D. Br. | end | UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Dryopteridaceae Arachniodes aristata (G. Forst.) Tindale | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Dryopteris sp. | end | UH Tectaria jardinii (Mett. ex Kuhn) E. D. Br. | end | NH/ UH/ UP/ FHi Hymenophyllaceae Trichomanes endlicherianum C. Presl | ind | NH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Marattiaceae Angiopteris evecta (G. Forst.) Hoffm. | ind | NH/ UP/ HO/ T / FHi Nephrolepidaceae Nephrolepis biserrata (Sw.) Schott | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M Polypodiaceae Belvisia mucronata (Fée) Copel. | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Phymatosorus grossus (Langsd. & Fisch.) Brownlie | ind | H/ E/ MI/ NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Phymatosorus nigrescens (Blume) Pic. Serm. | ind | NH/ UH/ HO/ T/ FHi / UP Psilotaceae Psilotum nudum (L.) P. Beauv. | ind | E/ NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Pteridaceae Pteris comans G. Forst. | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ FHi Selaginellaceae Selaginella laxa Spring | ind | NH/ HO/ Fhi / T / UP Thelypteridaceae Amphineuron opulentum (Kaulf.) Holttum | ind | E/ NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ T/ M/ FHi Sphaerostephanos sp Vittariaceae Antrophyum plantagineum (Cav.) Kaulf. | ind | NH/ UH/ UP/ HO/ FHi / T
Date of Record Creation:
May 15, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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