Herbarium Search Engine

Search the NTBG Herbarium Database

Herbarium Sheet Detail

NTBG Plant Name:
Ptychosperma macarthurii
Barcode:
PTBG1000060988
Specimen ID:
S009516
Collector ID:
8878
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
March 20, 2018
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Mali Moir
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa District
Elevation:
10
Locality:
Lawai Valley, Allerton Estate, west side of Lawai Stream in "jungle" area just NW of Lotus pond.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Clumping palm to ca. 20 ft.; 8 fronds/stem, fronds +/- erect arching, glossy medium green above, dull paler green olive green below, fronds 80 inches from tip to sheath, 64 inches from tip to lowest pinnae; clasping leaf sheath ca 18 inches, pale green overlain with white wax; infructescence arching (from stem below fronds) at ca. 45 deg angle with drooping branches, eventually whole infructescence pendant w/ mature fruit; infructescence branches pale yellow-green to pale green; tepals & stamens cream; fruit deep cherry red;
Habitat:
Secondary vegetation/Cultivated garden interface
Associated Species:
Dominated by Ptychosperma with Spathodea and Schefflera.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

<< Return to Search Results  |  New Search