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NTBG Plant Name:
Scaevola taccada
Barcode:
PTBG1000007064
Specimen ID:
034732
Collector ID:
8532
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
April 12, 2001
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NPSAS, US
Observers:
Diane Ragone, Jim Wiseman, Mino Fialua, Paulo Paulo
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
AS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Tau
State:
MANUA DISTRICT
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Littoral shrub forming dense thickets 1-2 m high above high water line. Leaves fleshy. Corolla white, margins and tube p urple-tinged. Locally abundant. Samoan name: to`i to`i
Habitat:
Littoral forest.
Associated Species:
Canopy of Barring tonia asiatica, Hernandia nymphaeifolia, Hibiscus tiliaceus, Ficus, Morinda, Macaranga, alternating with open littoral shrubland with Scaevola taccada, and agroforest areas, over coral rubble.
Date of Record Creation:
July 14, 2011
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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