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NTBG Plant Name:
Diospyros samoensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000048567
Specimen ID:
034834
Collector ID:
8574
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
April 18, 2001
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Diane Ragone, Tavita Togia
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
AS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Ofu
State:
MANUA DISTRICT
County:
Ofu County
Locality:
Toaga site on island's south coast, National Park of American Samoa between coastal road and shoreline; elevation 5-6 m. [0.26 mi. from W end park].
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Slender tree 6 m tall with dark, blackish bark. Leaves dark green. Fruit spheroidal, 2 cm diam. Scarce, endemic. N.V. "Au`ouli [Samoan]."
Habitat:
Littoral forest over basalt boulders and coral sand.
Associated Species:
Terminalia catappa, Hibiscus tiliaceus, Hernandia nymphaefolia, Ficus, Macaranga, Erythrina variegata, vines, and native and naturalized herbs, with scattered cultivated plots.
Date of Record Creation:
March 6, 2014
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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