Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Ipomoea obscura (Convolvulaceae)
herbarium voucher specimen from Tahuata (Tuhuata) Island
(Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)


Presented here is information about a herbarium specimen (voucher) of Ipomoea obscura (Convolvulaceae) from Tahuata (Tuhuata) Island (Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region). For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.


Voucher number: PTBG0000039427
Herbarium (or collector): National Tropical Botanical Garden
Taxon name on voucher: Ipomoea obscura
Represents which PIER taxon: Ipomoea obscura (Convolvulaceae)
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: Tahuata
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: TAHUATA: Motopu village, heading up valley along road to Vaitahu; secondary vegetation with Cocos nucifera, Mangifera indica, Cordia subcordata, and ruderal weeds.
PIER location: Tahuata (Tuhuata) Island (Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): 30 m
Coordinates:
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: Herbaceous twining vine, parts with rank odor. Corolla white with dark purple center. Naturalized, abundant locally.
Collector: David H. Lorence
Collection team: J.-Y. Meyer
CollNumber: 8947
Collection date(s): 2/1/2003
Voucher comment: P, PAP, US

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