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NTBG Plant Name:
Euodia hortensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000077239
Specimen ID:
011897
Collector ID:
3635
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
October 27, 1989
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
US,BISH
Determiner:
Thomas G. Hartley xii.1999
Observers:
Art Whistler, Sam Pearsall
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
WS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Upolu
Elevation:
10
Locality:
Abandoned village of Sagatugi, behind Aganoa beach.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Common shrub of up to 10 ft.; leaves dark glossy green above, glossy, paler below with yellowish midvein; petals four, white; fruit pale green; entire plant with an unpleasant odour.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Planted around homes to keep spirits away.
Habitat:
Secondary forest.
Associated Species:
Dominated by Cocos.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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