Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
June 14, 2001
Diane Ragone, A. Stone, Tevita Togia, Faga & Vaiuli Malaga, Map u
NNW sector of island, trail from Leaumasili Point toward Piumafua Mountain along Alei Ridge past abandoned Sili Uta village site.
Tree 3 m tall, trunk 10 cm dbh, leaves glossy green above. Flowers buds pale green. Common locally, apparently naturalized. Samoan name: asi.
Evergreen wet forest on ridge.
With Syzygium spp., Sterculia fanaiho, Myristica fatua, Calophyllum neoebudicum, Alphitonia, Rhus, dense understory of shrubs and liana stems.
Date of Record Creation:
January 13, 2016
Date of Last Update:
August 6, 2023
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