Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (Malvaceae)
herbarium voucher specimen from Hiva Oa Island
(Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)

Presented here is information about a herbarium specimen (voucher) of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (Malvaceae) from Hiva Oa Island (Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region). For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.

Voucher number: PTBG0000039775
Herbarium (or collector): National Tropical Botanical Garden
Taxon name on voucher: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Represents which PIER taxon: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (Malvaceae)
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: Hiva Oa
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: HIVA OA: Atu ona: cultivated in a garden of a friend of Tahia Mataiki who is a local sculpter.
PIER location: Hiva Oa Island (Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): 100 m
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: A shrub, 1.5 m tall, leaves ovate, 6.5 cm x 4 cm, margins dentate; flowers red, a double variety. [medicinal]. "koute 'enana"
Collector: Liloa Dunn
Collection team: Tahia Mataiki
CollNumber: 286
Collection date(s): 6/25/2003
Voucher comment: n/a

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