Mystery Plant # 36
Porana volubilis (Convolvulaceae)

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Mystery plant #36

flowers & leaf of HEAR mystery plant #36

Mystery plant #36 submitted by: Forest & Kim Starr (20DEC2004) per Dr. Aubrey Moore (entomologist, Univ. Guam; e-mail dated 15DEC2004)

[Guam; presumably 12/2004?]

Feedback from viewers:

"This is Porana volubilis (Convolvulaceae), based on voucher material sent to BISH by collectors in Guam." (George Staples, Bishop Museum [Honolulu], 20060825 via e-mail)

"We, and Art Whistler, think it could be a Convolvulaceae...." (Forest & Kim Starr, 20041220 via e-mail)

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