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NTBG Plant Name:
Diospyros samoensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000048577
Specimen ID:
038832
Collector ID:
8897
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
June 5, 2002
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NPSAS
Observers:
Diane Ragone, Stephanie Dunbar, G. Prance, J. Borel, K. Fredrickson
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
AS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Tau
State:
MANUA DISTRICT
County:
Fitiuta County
Locality:
National Park of American Samoa, Saua site, transect at 2000-2750 m from N entrance heading toward Siu Point. Elev. 10-13 ft, 3-4 m.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Mid-stratum tree 6 m x 8 cm, trunk black, fruits green, globose-depressed, sap from cut fruit burns skin!! Abundant, indigenous.
Specimen Treatment:
70% isopropanol
Habitat:
Advanced secondary coastal forest on coral rubble.
Associated Species:
Primary components incl. Dysoxylum samoense, Ficus scabra, Diospyros, Psychotria insularum, Pisonia grandis, Barringtonia asiatica, Meryta macrophylla, ground cover of Asplenium nidus, and Piper graeffii.
Date of Record Creation:
March 6, 2014
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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