Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Pilea microphylla (Urticaceae)
herbarium voucher specimen from Rota Island
(Northern Mariana Islands/Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (US)/Pacific region)


Presented here is information about a herbarium specimen (voucher) of Pilea microphylla (Urticaceae) from Rota Island (Northern Mariana Islands/Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (US)/Pacific region). For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.


Voucher number: PTBG0000023430
Herbarium (or collector): National Tropical Botanical Garden
Taxon name on voucher: Pilea microphylla
Represents which PIER taxon: Pilea microphylla (Urticaceae)
Local name: n/a
Info current as of: 24 June 2010
PIER comments: n/a
Local name language: n/a
Deteriminer: F. R. Fosberg
Determination date: n/a
Determination institution: Smithsonian Institution (US)
Region: Micronesia
Country: CNMI
Island group: Mariana Islands
Island: Rota
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: ROTA: Trail up to Sabana region. Common at roadside in area with small farms on a fairly densely wooded terrace. Alt. 150-250 m.
PIER location: Rota Island (Northern Mariana Islands/Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (US)/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): (n/a)
Coordinates:
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: Bright green, fleshy herb to 20 cm high. Leaves bright green and shiny. Flowers greenish.
Collector: Michael Evans
Collection team: n/a
CollNumber: 2133
Collection date(s): 5/21/1966
Voucher comment: US

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