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NTBG Plant Name:
Cordyline fruticosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000026215
Specimen ID:
035341
Collector ID:
8631
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
April 22, 2001
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NPSAS, US
Observers:
Diane Ragone
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
AS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Ofu
State:
MANUA DISTRICT
County:
Ofu County
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Sparsely branching shrub 1.5 m with arching branches, leaves green w red margins. Corolla & filaments white, style purple, ripe fruits red, ovoid. Flowers with unpleasant sour odor (5 pm). Over coral sand & basalt boulders. Polynesian introduction. Samoan name: ti.
Habitat:
Coastal strand forest.
Associated Species:
With Hernandia n ymphaeifolia, Thespesia populnea, Pandanus tectorius, Tournefortia argentea, Morinda, mixed with plantings of Cocos, Artocarpus & Musa, understory of Vigna, Phymatosorus, Tacca, Epipremnum.
Date of Record Creation:
May 7, 2012
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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