Growth form: Shrub
Growth location: Terrestrial
Growth Environment: Found in front of the administraion building, but grows wild throughout Pohnpei.
Stem: Alternate leaf arrangement, buds evident near the node of a stem, no pubescence, bark is woody at base fleshy stems branch out from there.
Stipule: None present
Petioles: 1" with auxillary buds
Calyx: 5 parts, free, rotate, light green, no pubescence evident
Corolla: 5 parts, free, rotate, yellow, no pubescence evident.
Growth zone: Tropical
Average height: About 4 to 5 meters.
Leaf shape: Deltoid with pointed ends.
Margin type: Serrulate
Inflorescence type: Solitary
Flower shape: Rotate
Flower color: Yellow
Seed or fruit type: Seeds are found in a pod growing out of the pedicel.
Style: 1", yellow, 4 lobes, yellow.
Collectors: Peter Pedrus & Filomina Burton
Photographed by: Dana Leeling
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