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NTBG Plant Name:
Piper methysticum
Barcode:
PTBG1000055963
Specimen ID:
043149
Collector ID:
7292
Collector Name:
K. R. Wood
Collection Date:
April 29, 1998
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
J. Wichman, Steve Perlman
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HAWAII
County:
Kauai County
Elevation:
274
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
rhizomes clustered in 2 x 2 m patches, stems 2-4 m tall, ca 100 stems emerging from clusters, stems purple-black, upper nodes spaced 5-8 cm, lower nodes spaced up to 25 cm, leaves dark green above, paler below, margins flat to slightly drooping, around 10 patches observed, rhizome collected for NTBG nursery
Ancillary: Seed:
Yes
Habitat:
Relic Metrosideros-Acacia-Dicranopteris lowland wet forest.
Associated Species:
With Psychotria mariniana, Pisonia, Hedyotis terminalis, Cyanea fissa, Pittosporum glabrum, and patches of Piper methysticum
Date of Record Creation:
June 9, 2016
Date of Last Update:
June 9, 2016

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