Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
June 5, 2023
Tim Flynn, David Lorence, NREM 691 students
National Tropical Botanical Garden, Allerton Garden, Micronesia area.
Densely branching shrub to ~8m. Mostly woody with new stem growth green and pliable. Leaves alternate, glabrous above, finely hair below. Petiole hairy near leaf base for ~1cm, becoming glabrous after. Stipules present at younger leaf nodes, dehiscing with age. Stipules finely hairy below, glabrous above. Flowers light yellow with red spot on base of each inner petal. Older flowers becoming red-tinged orange. Mature calyx with red tinge.
Naturalized stand in cultivated area
Date of Record Creation:
June 9, 2023
Date of Last Update:
September 12, 2023
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