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NTBG Plant Name:
Morinda citrifolia
Barcode:
PTBG1000002302
Specimen ID:
052921
Collector ID:
5
Collector Name:
B. Ekiek
Collection Date:
November 7, 2002
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Nett Municipality
Locality:
Pahn sapwen Kamar, Kamar.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 5 m tall, stem diameter of 20 to 25 cm. The flowers are white and grows on the fruit, fruit greenish yellow, turns white when ripe. N.V. weipwul [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
fruits: Antasthmatic. Asthma. Boil the fruits in as much water as needed. Drink. Participant: Ioanis Redes: Pohnpei. Unknown leaves: Charm. To spiritually take off a ghost spirit from a person. Take as many leaves as needed, boil them in as much water as needed. Shower with it when it cools down. Participant: Ioanis Redes: Pohnpei. Unknown roots: Antibacterial. Cure bullous impetigo. The roots are bounded together. Squeeze on the bullous impetigo (kilin kidi). Repeat this treatment 3 to 4 times a day until this type of skin disease is cured. Participant: Ioanis Redes: Pohnpei. Unknown
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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