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NTBG Plant Name:
Scaevola taccada
Identified As:
Scaevola sericea
Barcode:
PTBG1000007020
Specimen ID:
023953
Collector ID:
24336
Collector Name:
F. R. Fosberg
Collection Date:
May 15, 1946
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Determiner:
F. R. Fosberg 1956
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
MH
Island Group:
MARSHALL ISLANDS
Island:
Japtan
State:
ENEWETAK ATOLL
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub 1.5 m tall (others much taller), flowers white; fruit white, fleshy. Abundant, codominant in vegetation.
Habitat:
Flat coral sand toward inner beach, becoming more and more rocky toward outer beach and passage; vegetation, much disturbed by bombs and bulldozers, is basically a brushy forest. Inner portion cleared and planted to coconuts.
Associated Species:
Scaevola, Pisonia, Guettarda and Ochrosia, with some Morinda and scattered Pandanus
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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