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NTBG Plant Name:
Thespesia populnea
Barcode:
PTBG1000056559
Specimen ID:
071720
Collector ID:
13965
Collector Name:
K. R. Wood
Collection Date:
September 14, 2009
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NY,US
Observers:
Wayne Law,Jacob Sanney,Carlos Cinchini
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Kosrae
State:
KOSRAE STATE
Elevation:
2
Locality:
Utwa-Walung Conservation Area, coast between Tukunstu & Foko Pe.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree, 5 m tall, trunk gray-brown, corolla yellow, base of inner petals with purple markings, stamens and stigma yellow, occasional.
Habitat:
Coral rubble with tall coastal forest. Along breach strand.
Associated Species:
Barringtonia asiatica, Ochrosia oppositifolia, Hernandia nymphaeifolia, Guettarda speciosa, Cocos nucifera, Xylocarpus granatum, Thespesia populnea, with mangrove forest behind including Sonneratia alba, Bruguiera gymnorhiza, Rhizophora.
Date of Record Creation:
February 7, 2017
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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