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NTBG Plant Name:
Guettarda speciosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000072143
Specimen ID:
024286
Collector ID:
7830
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
December 1, 1996
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH, US
Observers:
Tim Flynn
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Kosrae
State:
KOSRAE STATE
County:
Malem Municipality
Locality:
Kosrae Village Resort, which is ca. 1.5-2 km N of Malem Village. Elev. 0-2 m.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 8 m, with 4 trunks from base, these to 15 cm diam. Flower buds cream with green tube, calyx & ovary green, flowers fragrant. Ripe fruits greenish-brown, corky within. Seeds collected for NTBG.
Habitat:
Coastal forest on coral rubble fringing mangrove vegetation inside, on sandy, mucky soil.
Associated Species:
With Sonneratia alba, Rhizophora spp., Brugiera, Cocos, Barringtonia, Pandanus, Clerodendron, Derris.
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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