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NTBG Plant Name:
Carica papaya
Barcode:
PTBG1000045991
Specimen ID:
040887
Collector ID:
353
Collector Name:
Liloa Dunn
Collection Date:
December 9, 2003
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
US, PAP, P, BISH
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
PF
Island Group:
MARQUESAS ISLANDS
Island:
Ua Huka
State:
UA-HUKA COMMUNE
Elevation:
60
Locality:
Vaipae'e: in the back of the valley, 1-2 miles up a dirt road, on the land called Pahataua, at the building site of Pension Reve Marquisien, found naturalizing on east facing ridge.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree, some up to 4 m tall; leaves large cleft, dark green; male flowers white-green, convolute with yellow stigmatic region; nice fragrance.
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Habitat:
Cultivated. In an area recently burned and cleared of Cocos nucifera.
Date of Record Creation:
February 3, 2014
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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