Tag Archives: Astronidium

Astronidium kasiense A. C. Sm

Astronidium kasiense

Distribution:

Fiji: Vanua Levu

local names:

rusila – Vanua Levu / Fiji

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References:

[1] Albert C. Smith: Flora Vitiensis Nova: A new flora of Fiji (Spermatophytes only). Vol. 3. Lawai, Kauai, Hawaii 1985

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Astronidium pickeringii (A. Gray) Christoph.

Astronidium pickeringii

Distribution:

Fiji: Ovalau
Samoa: Olosega, Ta’u, Tutuila, ‘Upolu

local names: –

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References:

[1] J. F. Maxwell; J. F. Veldkamp: Notes on the Astronieae (Melastomataceae) – II. Astronidium, Beccarianthus. Blumea 35: 115-165. 1990

Astronidium ligulatum (J. W. Moore) J. Maxwell

Astronidium ligulatum

Distribution:

Society Islands: Huahine, Ra’iatea, Taha’a

local names: –

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References:

[1] J. F. Maxwell; J. F. Veldkamp: Notes on the Astronieae (Melastomataceae) – II. Astronidium, Beccarianthus. Blumea 35: 115-165. 1990

Astronidium ovalifolium (Decne. ex Triana) J. Maxwell

Astronidium ovalifolium

Distribution:

Society Islands: Ra’iatea, Tahiti

local names: –

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References:

[1] J. F. Maxwell; J. F. Veldkamp: Notes on the Astronieae (Melastomataceae) – II. Astronidium, Beccarianthus. Blumea 35: 115-165. 1990

Astronidium storckii Seem.

Astronidium storckii

Distribution:

Fiji: Ovalau, Vanua Levu, Viti Levu

local names:

cavacava – Fiji
tava – Fiji
tava boko – Fiji

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References:

[1] Albert C. Smith: Flora Vitiensis Nova: A new flora of Fiji (Spermatophytes only). Vol. 3. Lawai, Kauai, Hawaii 1985

Astronidium victoriae (Gillespie) A. C. Sm.

Astronidium victoriae

Distribution:

Fiji: Moala, Ovalau, Vanua Levu, Viti Levu

local names:

diriniu – Fiji
kaurasiga – Fiji
ni veikau – Fiji
sorovula – Fiji
tava – Fiji
tavo – Fiji
tavola – Fiji
tavotavo – Fiji
tuvatuva – Fiji
wai susu – Fiji

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References:

[1] Albert C. Smith: Flora Vitiensis Nova: A new flora of Fiji (Spermatophytes only). Vol. 3. Lawai, Kauai, Hawaii 1985

Astronidium confertiflorum (A. Gray) Markgraf

Astronidium confertiflorum

Distribution:

Fiji: Gau, Kadavu, Taveuni, Vanua Levu, Viti Levu

local names:

dava – Fiji

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References:

[1] Albert C. Smith: Flora Vitiensis Nova: A new flora of Fiji (Spermatophytes only). Vol. 3. Lawai, Kauai, Hawaii 1985

Astronidium angulosum J. F. Maxwell

Astronidium angulosum

Distribution:

Fiji: Viti Levu

local names: –

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This species was described in 1990, however, it appears to be unresolved. [1]

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References:

[1] J. F. Maxwell; J. F. Veldkamp: Notes on the Astronieae (Melastomataceae) – II. Astronidium, Beccarianthus. Blumea 35: 115-165. 1990