Scientific Name: Macaranga thompsonii
Chammoro Name: Pengua
Stem: The reddish brown branches and trunk are conspicuously marked with leaf scars.
Leaves: Large, alternate, dark green, rounded, peltate leaves.
Distribution: Guam, Saipan, Rota
The large, peltate leaves of this small tree make it easy to recognize. The only other tree with a peltate leaf growing in the limestone community is Hernandia nymphaeifolia which is a larger tree.Original Source: Plants of Guam, i tinanom guahan siha. Phil H. Moore and Pat D. McMakin