Melastoma malabathricum var. mariannum (Naudin) Fosberg & Sachet

  • Region

    Oceania

  • Country

    Palau

  • State/Province

    Melekeok

  • Locality

    Lake Ngardok Nature Reserve (off eastern side of main Babeldaob loop road, 28 km N of K-B Bridge), savanah.

  • Coordinates

    7.51231, 134.604

  • Coordinate Uncertainty (m)

    14588

  • Georeferencing Method

    Georeferencing Quick Reference Guide (Zermoglio et. Placed point in approximate center of Ngardok Nature Reserve. Radial approximated as half distance between coordinates and center of the nearest similar feature (Ngerderar Watershed Conservation Area).

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Distribution

    Map all specimens of this taxon

NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN
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The Flora of Palaw
(Melastomataceae)
Melastoma malabathricum L. var. mariannum
(Naudin) Fosb. & Saeh.
Palau: Melekeok State. Lake Ngardok Nature
Reserve (off eastern side of main Babeldaob loop
road, 28 km N ofK-B Bridge), savanah.
N 07® 30' 49.3”; E 134° 36' 15.6”; 63 m elev*
Shrub, stem diam ca. 2 cm, to 1.5 m tall. Fruits
reddish-brown. Collection made after super-typhoon
Haiyan. DNA, digital image. Duplicates: 6
Michael J. Balick, #4671 November 12,2013
Gregory Plunkett, Van-Ray Tadao, Ke-Ting Kurt
Chen, and Svetlena Kadoi.
A research collaboration of the Belau National Museum
nnd Thp Np™ Vnrk Botanical Garden.
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