Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
Bidens forbesii subsp. forbesii
David H. Lorence
June 18, 1988
Fred R. Ganders (UBC) 1991
Tim Flynn, Tom Telfer
Namolokama Mountain, summit plateau ; Elev. 1280-1347 m.
Herb 1.5 m tall. Inflorescences lateral, ray florets yellow, 5, disc florets orange brown. Local on leeward (W) side of plateau, edge of pali, endemic.
Low, wet elfin cloud forest of Metrosideros spp., Cheirodendron, & Pelea spp.
Trees covered by bryophytes, linterspersed with low shrubland of Metrosideros, Myrsine, and Vacciniu m, and open boggy areas with native herbs (Oreobolus, Dichan thelium, Viola) highly invaded by weedy Juncus planifolius.
Date of Record Creation:
June 12, 2013
Date of Last Update:
August 6, 2023
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