Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae)
herbarium voucher specimen from Tarawa Atoll
(Tungaru (Gilbert) Islands/Kiribati/Pacific region)

Presented here is information about a herbarium specimen (voucher) of Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae) from Tarawa Atoll (Tungaru (Gilbert) Islands/Kiribati/Pacific region). For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.

Voucher number: PTBG0000007388
Herbarium (or collector): National Tropical Botanical Garden
Taxon name on voucher: Morinda citrifolia
Represents which PIER taxon: Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae)
Local name: n/a
Info current as of: 24 June 2010
PIER comments: n/a
Local name language: n/a
Deteriminer: n/a
Determination date: n/a
Determination institution: National Tropical Botanical Garden (PTBG)
Region: North Polynesia
Country: Kiribati
Island group: Gilbert Islands
Island: Tarawa
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: TARAWA: Bikenibeu Isl. Found in the center of the island, in the shade of coconut trees and toward the sides, but not directly exposed to salt spray. Common
PIER location: Tarawa Atoll (Tungaru (Gilbert) Islands/Kiribati/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): (n/a)
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: Shrub 6 to 7 feet tall. Leaves medium green, glossy; flowers white; fruits creamy-white, fetid when matue.
Collector: Derral Herbst
Collection team: John Allerton
CollNumber: 2637
Collection date(s): 8/6/1972
Voucher comment: n/a

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