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NTBG Plant Name:
Alyxia stellata
Barcode:
PTBG1000039253
Specimen ID:
035118
Collector ID:
8743
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
June 20, 2001
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NPSAS, US
Observers:
A. Stone, S. Banack, Vaiuli Malaga, Mapou
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
AS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Olosega
State:
MANUA DISTRICT
County:
Olosega County
Locality:
Trail from above Le aumasili Point toward Piumafua Mountain, S of Alei ridge; near site of Sili Uta village abandoned since 1981; elev. 190-210 m.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub 2.5 m tall, tops of longest stems twining, latex white. Fruits green ripening purple. Common, indigenous. Transect 4. Samoan name: nau.
Habitat:
Secondary forest reverting to montane wet forest on deep brown soil.
Associated Species:
with Cocos, Pandanus tectorius var. laevis, Inocarpus , breadfruit, Tarenna, Alphitonia, Flacourtia, Diospyros, Dysoxylum, Syzygium, Ficu s, Hibiscus, Myristica.
Date of Record Creation:
May 15, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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