Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (Malvaceae)
herbarium voucher specimen from Ua Huka (Huahuna, Uahuka) Island
(Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)

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

Voucher number: PTBG0000040888
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: Royal Botanic Gardens (K)
Region: East Polynesia
Country: French Polynesia
Island group: Marquesas Islands
Island: Ua Huka
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: UA HUKA: Vaipae'e: cultivated at the Pension Chez Alexis Scallamera
PIER location: Ua Huka (Huahuna, Uahuka) Island (Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): 10 m / 20 m
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: small shrub, 2.5 ft tall; flowers red, double petals (a characteristic of the medicinal variety), anthers yellow. [medicinal] "koute 'enata"
Collector: Liloa Dunn
Collection team: n/a
CollNumber: 365
Collection date(s): 12/10/2003
Voucher comment: US, PAP, P

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