Melastoma malabathricum var. mariannum (Naudin) Fosberg & Sachet

  • Filed As

    Melastomataceae
    Melastoma malabathricum var. mariannum (Naudin) Fosberg & Sachet

  • Collector(s)

    M. Hunt 10 with Joseph Primo's land. Otohi, Awak, U., 03 Sep 2004

  • Location

    Federated States of Micronesia. Pohnpei. Uh (Mun.). U Municipality. Joseph Primo's land. Otohi, Awak, U.

  • Habitat

    Lowland, collected around the house.

  • Description

    Small tree, 8 ft. tall, skinny trunk. White flower, purple fruit (the flowers can be different colors). When fruit is chewed your mouth turns purple. Phenology of specimen: Flower, Fruit.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 89836

    Occurrence ID: 1df72bd9-51ab-47d9-9b44-c9f54fdae185

  • Related Publications

    [Book] Balick, Michael J. 2009. Ethnobotany of Pohnpei. xi, 585.

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  • Region

    Oceania

  • Country

    Federated States of Micronesia

  • State/Province

    Pohnpei

  • County/Municipio

    Uh (Mun.)

  • Locality

    U Municipality. Joseph Primo's land. Otohi, Awak, U.

  • Elevation

    Alt. 36 m. (118 ft.)

  • Coordinates

    6.95583, 158.259

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TOTHE INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC BOTANY, NY
The New York Botanical Garden
Institute of Economic Botany
Ethnobotanical Studies in Micronesia
Melastomataceae
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det. T. Flynn, Aug 2005	. '*> S*Cb*t
Federated States of Micronesia. Pohnpei. U Municipality.
6°57'21"N, 158°15'31"E
117 f.
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