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Elatostema sessile J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.

Elatostema sessile


Society Islands: Bora Bora, Huahine, Mo’orea, Ra’iatea, Taha’a, Tahiti

local names:

ami amia – Tahiti / Society Islands
amimaia – Tahiti / Society Islands
iriaeo – Tahiti / Society Islands
toatoa – Tahiti / Society Islands


This species is very widespread and can be found in many parts of Asia as well as in Australia, within the Polynesian region it occurs at least on the Society Islands.



Photo: Ravahere Taputuarai

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