Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Alocasia macrorrhizos (Araceae)
herbarium voucher specimen from Pohnpei Island
(Pohnpei Islands/Federated States of Micronesia/Pacific region)


Presented here is information about a herbarium specimen (voucher) of Alocasia macrorrhizos (Araceae) from Pohnpei Island (Pohnpei Islands/Federated States of Micronesia/Pacific region). For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.


Voucher number: PTBG0000028680
Herbarium (or collector): National Tropical Botanical Garden
Taxon name on voucher: Alocasia macrorrhizos (L.) D. Don
Represents which PIER taxon: Alocasia macrorrhizos (Araceae)
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: Micronesia
Country: FSM
Island group: Caroline Islands
Island: Pohnpei
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: POHNPEI: Uh Municipality. Dolen Lamwer, grounds of "The Village" Hotel. Remnant lowland wet forest and old agroforest with native remnants and ornamental plantings. Elevation 40-50 m.
PIER location: Pohnpei Island (Pohnpei Islands/Federated States of Micronesia/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): (n/a)
Coordinates:
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: Herb of 1.7 m, stem 60-70 cm tall, 10 cm diam. Leaves glossy dk green above, petiole green. Inflorescence axillary in clusters of 4-6, spathe green, spadix cream, with sweet odor (5 pm). Cultivated.
Collector: David H. Lorence
Collection team: Tim Flynn
CollNumber: 8095
Collection date(s): 9/6/1997
Voucher comment: This specimen contains 3 sheets numbered 028680, 028681 and 028682

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