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NTBG Plant Name:
Polyscias racemosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000021193
Specimen ID:
060276
Collector ID:
2958
Collector Name:
Natalia Tangalin
Collection Date:
January 31, 2012
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH,UC,US
Determiner:
Nom. Rev. J.W. Adams 2013
Observers:
Mike DeMotta
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HAWAII
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa/Lihue District boundary
Elevation:
285
Num Duplicates:
4
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
35 ft tall tree w/ DBH of about 2.5 ft. Bark light w/ crustose rough lichen. Lvs. w/ brn tomentose below, med green above w/ scales. Tree w/ hanging spikes of bud and immature fruit. Fruit covered in scruff, purple pulp, wedge hard seeds, apex glabrous w/ crown of oval stamen bases.
Ancillary: DNA:
Yes
Aspect:
East
Slope:
Moderate
Closure:
Open
Plant Height:
35 ft.
Moisture:
Dry-Mesic
Topography:
Mid-Slope
Habit:
Tree
Phenology:
fruit, bud
Vigor:
Normal
Frequency:
Rare
Population Size:
1-10
Population Area:
100+ m2
Habitat:
Degraded nearly totally invasive once Diverse Mesic Forest.
Associated Species:
Understory of Urochloa, Melinis repens, Sida fallax, Lantana, Pluchea, Stachytarpheta, naturalized Cyclosorus, Asplenium nidus. Overstory of Schinus terebinthifolius, Morinda citrifolia, Psydrax odorata, Syzygium cumini, Psidium guajava, Pleomele, & Canavalia kauaiensis.
Date of Record Creation:
June 4, 2013
Date of Last Update:
July 13, 2015

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