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NTBG Plant Name:
Pittosporum arborescens
Barcode:
PTBG1000056346
Specimen ID:
024037
Collector ID:
16083
Collector Name:
Steve Perlman
Collection Date:
October 16, 1997
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
AD,NY,US
Observers:
K. R. Wood & Chrissen Gemmill
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
TO
Island Group:
TONGAN ARCHIPELAGO
Island:
Eua
Elevation:
305
Locality:
Central plateau, western slope of the eastern ridge, Heke Conservation area, off tree plantation roads.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Common tree 20 ft. ht. with white flowers and green fruit. Tree common in forest pockets, tree planting areas, steep slopes, limestone and soil areas, trees can be large 30+ ft.
Habitat:
In Calophyllum mixed rainforest.
Associated Species:
With Calophyllum neo-ebudicum, Cyathea, Podocarpus pallidus, Dysoxylum tongense, Elattostachys falcata, Alphitonia zizyphoides, Maniltoa grandiflora, Neonauclea forsteri, Diospyros, Garcinia, Cryptocarya, Lantana, Psidium, Ficus.
Date of Record Creation:
July 13, 2016
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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