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NTBG Plant Name:
Artocarpus altilis
Identified As:
Artocarpus altilis x A. mariannensis Luhkual (Luhhwel)
Barcode:
PTBG1000011526
Specimen ID:
027847
Collector ID:
562
Collector Name:
Diane Ragone
Collection Date:
September 8, 1997
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
David Lorence, Jim Wiseman
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Elevation:
2
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Fruits very large, heavy (~4 kg) with strong stalk inserted into open concavity. Pebbly with hard raised or pyramidal sections flattened on top. Glossy or waxy, light-green skin. Leaves moderately dissected with 1-3 pairs of overlapping lobes with undulate margins and a very large tip. Very supple, glossy blade. Long white hairs on upper veins. Large tree, > 1 m. diameter with large spreading buttress roots. Tree 15-18 m.
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Specimen Treatment:
Specimen preserved in 70% alcohol before drying
Ethnobotanical Notes:
One of the last cultivars of thew season. Trees planted inside the massive stone walls in 1950's; the large roots are damaging archaeological site.
Habitat:
Cultivated.
Comments:
2 sheets 027848 & 027847
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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