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NTBG Plant Name:
Scaevola taccada
Barcode:
PTBG1000035669
Specimen ID:
064852
Collector ID:
077
Collector Name:
Nicole Shores
Collection Date:
August 28, 2012
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
UBC
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HAWAII
County:
Kauai County
District:
Hanalei District
Elevation:
26
Num Duplicates:
3
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Spreading shrub approximately 2 m tall. Light green leaves are somewhat succulent with a waxy covering and are alternately arranged along the stem. Leaves are elongated and rounded at the tips, 5 to 20 cm long and 5 to 7 cm wide. The flowers are white and 8 - 12 mm long. They have an irregular shape with all five petals on one side. The flowers grow in small clusters from the leaf axils near the ends of the stems. Fruits are white fleshy berries about 1 cm long. The inside of the fruit is spongy or corky and the fruits are buoyant.
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Habitat:
Cultivated.
Comments:
Assigned accession number 120170.
Date of Record Creation:
October 2, 2012
Date of Last Update:
July 13, 2015

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