Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
April 18, 2001
Diane Ragone, Tavita Togia
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].
Slender tree 6 m tall with dark, blackish bark. Leaves dark green. Fruit spheroidal, 2 cm diam. Scarce, endemic. N.V. "Au`ouli [Samoan]."
Littoral forest over basalt boulders and coral sand.
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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