Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Miconia calvescens (Melastomataceae)
herbarium voucher specimen from Fatu Hiva Island
(Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)

Presented here is information about a herbarium specimen (voucher) of Miconia calvescens (Melastomataceae) from Fatu Hiva Island (Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region). For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.

Voucher number: PTBG0000039293
Herbarium (or collector): National Tropical Botanical Garden
Taxon name on voucher: Miconia calvescens
Represents which PIER taxon: Miconia calvescens (Melastomataceae)
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: East Polynesia
Country: French Polynesia
Island group: Marquesas Islands
Island: Fatu Hiva
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: FATU HIVA: Omoa-Hanavave road, below (Omoa side of) trail leading to Teavapuhiau peak, in gulch along roadside.
PIER location: Fatu Hiva Island (Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): 565 m
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: Seedlings regenerating from former adult plants destroyed by Agriculture department. Juveniles to 30 cm tall, leaves dark velvety green above, purple beneath. Incipient population; seeds probably carried from Tahiti on road-building heavy equipment.
Collector: David H. Lorence
Collection team: Liloa Dunn, Steve Perlman, K. R. Wood, J.-Y. Meyer
CollNumber: 9027
Collection date(s): 2/7/2003
Voucher comment: PAP, US

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