Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER)


Miconia calvescens


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Miconia calvescens

Miconia calvescens in Tahiti. Entire hillsides are covered except for the larger trees that Miconia cannot overtop. When these eventually die, a monospecific stand of Miconia will result.

Photo by Jim Space, U.S. Forest Service


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This page was created on 4/25/2008 and was last updated on 11/17/2008.