Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
June 14, 2001
Diane Ragone, Anna Stone, Tevita Togia, Faga & Vaiuli Malaga, Mapu
NNW sector of island, trail from Leaumasili Point toward Piumafua Mountain along Alei Ridge to abandoned Sili Uta village and beyond.
Understory treelet 2-3 m tall, all parts scented strongly of anise/menthol. Flowers white, fruits green, dehiscent. Localized population around old village site, naturalized Polynesian introduction. NTBG acc. # 010362.
Montane wet forest.
With Diospyros samoensis, Syzygium dealatum, S. inophylloides, Ficus spp., and cultivated remnants includi ng Cocos, Pandanus, Inocarpus, Mangifera, Artocarpus.
Date of Last Update:
June 3, 2022
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