Porter P. Lowry II - 4481 Decrease font Increase font Restore font
Current Determination
!Vitex hirsutissima Baker Family: Lamiaceae Determined By: G. Schatz (MO), 1989
Collection Information
Collectors Porter P. Lowry II
Collector Team Porter P. Lowry II
Collection Number 4481
Collection Date 12 May 1988
Location Madagascar, Toamasina, Analanjirofo
Keywords Ambanizana , MAD
Coordinate 15°38'S 049°58'E (-15.6333333, 49.9666667)
Elevation 130 - 300 m
Herbaria G, MO, P, TAN
Description Monocaulous tree ca. 9m tall. Leaves restricted to the top, leaflets medium green above, pale green below with rusty brown hirsutulose pubescence. Inflorescences scattered along the stem from ca. 5m above the ground to the top of the tree, each subtended by a several simple, reduced leaves and densely brown hirsutulose pubescent throughout, sepals rusty orange, valvate in bud, corolla deep yellow orange, somewhat lighter within, anthers chocolate brownish blue. Photo.
Locality Ambanizana, on the Masoala Peninsula, ca. 30 km SE of Maroantsetra. Trail leading from S of the village E into the mountains. Dense, wet forest.
Specimen Condition other
Projects: Madagascar

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