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Phenakospermum guyanense
Phenakospermum guyanense

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NTBG Plant Name:
Phenakospermum guyanense
Barcode:
PTBG1000089718
Specimen ID:
085575
Collector ID:
9934
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
May 22, 2008
Other Herbarium:
BISH
Observers:
Mark Chaffee, Jason Silva, Madelaine Bartlett
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa District
Locality:
Lawai Valley. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Maidenhair Falls, Zingiberales display. Cultivated plants.
Num Duplicates:
3 of 3
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Giant herb with erect stem to 4 m tall X 12 cm diam; leaves distichous, petioles 1.5-1.8 m, blades 1.5-1.8 m; inflorescence erect, terminal, solitary, to 2.5-3 m long with 5-6 prs of green distichous bracts, flowers white. Fruit woody capsule, seeds black with bright orange aril. Underground rhizome producing stems 2-3 m from parent. NTBG acc. #080463.
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Habitat:
Cultivated.
Date of Record Creation:
December 27, 2021
Date of Last Update:
August 3, 2022

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