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Cyrtandra rotumaensis (Gesneriaceae) of Rotoma Island. Pacific Plant Studies 20

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dc.contributor.author St. John, Harold
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-23T07:05:28Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-23T07:05:28Z
dc.date.issued 1970-10
dc.identifier.citation St. John H. 1970. Cyrtandra rotumaensis (gesneriaceae) of Rotoma Island. Pacific plant studies 20. Pac Sci 24(4): 457-461.
dc.identifier.issn 0030-8870
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/6118
dc.description.abstract The genus Cyrtandra extends from Malaya to eastern Polynesia, and includes some 600 species. The writer in 1938 made collections of the flora of Rotuma Island, an isolated, low, volcanic island that is situated about 300 miles north of the Fiji Archipelago. Only one species of Cyrtandra was discovered there, but it was notable in being a halophyte and in being poisonous. The nearest high land is in Fiji, so it is not surprising that the closest relative of the Rotuman species is one found in Fiji.
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher University of Hawai'i Press
dc.title Cyrtandra rotumaensis (Gesneriaceae) of Rotoma Island. Pacific Plant Studies 20
dc.type Article
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Appears in Collections: Pacific Science Volume 24, Number 4, 1970
St. John, Harold


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