Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae)
herbarium voucher specimen from Ta‘u Island
(Manu‘a Islands/American Samoa/Pacific region)

Presented here is information about a herbarium specimen (voucher) of Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae) from Ta‘u Island (Manu‘a Islands/American Samoa/Pacific region). For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.

Voucher number: PTBG0000034731
Herbarium (or collector): National Tropical Botanical Garden
Taxon name on voucher: Morinda citrifolia L.
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: West Polynesia
Country: American Samoa
Island group: Samoan Islands
Island: Ta'u
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: TAU: SE corner of island. National Park of American Samoa, coastal trail between Tufu Point and Si`u Point: littoral forest with canopy of Barring tonia asiatica, Hernandia nymphaeifolia, Hibiscus tiliaceus, Ficus, Morinda, Macaranga,....
PIER location: Ta‘u Island (Manu‘a Islands/American Samoa/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): (n/a)
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: Small tree 3 m tall with full, dense crown. Inflorescences l eaf-opposed. Corolla lobes white, tube green. Syncarp 6 x 4 cm, green ripening waxy-white, becoming soft and foetid smel ling. Samoan name: "nonu"
Collector: David H. Lorence
Collection team: Diane Ragone, Jim Wiseman, Mino Fialua, Paulo Paulo
CollNumber: 8531
Collection date(s): 4/12/2001
Voucher comment: NPSAS, US

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