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NTBG Plant Name:
Guettarda speciosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000072135
Specimen ID:
007200
Collector ID:
24312
Collector Name:
F. R. Fosberg
Collection Date:
May 14, 1946
Other Herbarium:
US
Determiner:
F. R. Fosberg
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
MH
Island Group:
MARSHALL ISLANDS
Island:
Igurin
State:
ENIWETOK ATOLL
Locality:
Through out [the island]. Elev. 1-3 m (estimated).
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub 1.5 m tall (others several times as tall); flowers white, very fragrant, fruits immature.
Habitat:
Coral sand flats toward inner beach, changing to broken coral rock toward outer; Vegetation basically a dense brushy forest from 2 to 5 m tall
Associated Species:
mostly Scaevola, with Guettarda fairly common, Pisonia in main wooded area; planted to coconuts.
Date of Record Creation:
May 20, 2020
Date of Last Update:
May 4, 2022

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