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NTBG Plant Name:
April 28, 2001
David H. Lorence, Ghillean Prance, Faga Malaga, Vaiuli Malaga
Sili Uta plateau above trailhead to Tafalau.
Small tree ~4m. No fruits. Leaves asymmetrical, longer than wide, moderately dissected, approximately 1/2 distance to midrib with slightly undulate margins. Most asymmetrical with four lobes on one side and 3 or 5 lobes on the other. Some leaves symmetrical with four lobes. Dark, glossy, smooth flexible blade with green veins. Many short white hairs on upper veins, underside slightly rough.
From Cultivated Plant:
Formerly cultivated area now secondary and disturbed forest.
Cocos nucifera, Artocarpus altilis, Magifera indica, Inocarpus fagifer, Ficus sp., Pandanus tectorius var. laevis, Citrus medica, Talipariti tiliaceum var. tiliaceum, and Diospyros samoense.
Date of Last Update:
September 24, 2019