Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
June 19, 1988
Thomas G. Lammers (OSH) May 2008
Tim Flynn, Tom Telfer
Namolokama Mountain, summit plateau.
Monocarpic herb 1 m. tall, woody at base. Petioles and midrib purple, latex white. Inflorescence terminal (taken from adjacent dead plant). Scattered populations on windward (N) slope of plateau, endemic.
Low, wet elfin cloud forest of Metrosideros spp., Cheirodendron and Pelea spp. trees covered by bryophytes, interspersed with low shrubland of Metrosideros, Myrsine, and Vaccinium, and open boggy areas with native herbs (Oreobolus, Dichanthelium, Viola)
Date of Record Creation:
January 27, 2014
Date of Last Update:
August 6, 2023
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