Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Asystasia gangetica (Acanthaceae)
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 Asystasia gangetica (Acanthaceae) from Ua Huka (Huahuna, Uahuka) Island (Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region). For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.


Voucher number: PTBG0000041900
Herbarium (or collector): National Tropical Botanical Garden
Taxon name on voucher: Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anderson
Represents which PIER taxon: Asystasia gangetica (Acanthaceae)
Local name: n/a
Info current as of: 24 June 2010
PIER comments: n/a
Local name language: n/a
Deteriminer: D. Lorence
Determination date: 6/04
Determination institution: National Tropical Botanical Garden (PTBG)
Region: East Polynesia
Country: French Polynesia
Island group: Marquesas Islands
Island: Ua Huka
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: UA HUKA: Papaouakeikaha, in front of Agricultural Station (SDR). Roadside. With other naturalized weeds.
PIER location: Ua Huka (Huahuna, Uahuka) Island (Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): 170 m
Coordinates:
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: Perennial herb climbing in fence to 2 m. Corolla zygomorphic, lobes lavender, tube and throat yellow within. Fruits green ripening brown. Naturalized locally, although not yet widespread. Seen also in Hane village.
Collector: David H. Lorence
Collection team: L. Dunn
CollNumber: 9317
Collection date(s): 6/16/2004
Voucher comment: US, PAP, P, BISH, NY

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