Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Alocasia macrorrhizos (Araceae)
herbarium voucher specimen from Fatu Hiva Island
(Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)

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

Voucher number: PTBG0000039298
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: East Polynesia
Country: French Polynesia
Island group: Marquesas Islands
Island: Fatu Hiva
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: FATU HIVA: northern end of island, Hanapuo'o valley, between Tehape and Tenihofati ridges; narrow valley with intermittent stream, basalt boulders, valley bottom with Thespesia populnea dominant, also Hibiscus tiliaceus, Morinda citrif....
PIER location: Fatu Hiva Island (Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): 50 m
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: Erect herb reaching 2 m (juveniles collected), leaf blade held erect, at about 45 degrees to petiole, petiole mottled brownish green. Naturalized locally near waterfall at head of valley.
Collector: David H. Lorence
Collection team: Liloa Dunn, Steve Perlman, K. R. Wood, J.-Y. Meyer
CollNumber: 9029
Collection date(s): 2/8/2003
Voucher comment: P, PAP, US

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