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Mussaenda frondosa L.

Specimen

MNHN-P-P00698945
OCE (Oceania)

Taxonomy

Rubiaceae
Mussaenda frondosa L.

Origin

Guadalcanal Island: Berande, sea level
fr
1931-1-16
Large shrub up to 5 or 6 m. high. Flower cream colored bracta and cream petals. Fruit brown when ripe, covered with corky pustules, l. 1. cm. long, 1 cm diam.
common

Determination history

Bourguignon 04-2009 ISOTYPE
J. Arnold Arbor. 25:194.1944