Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
Michael J. Balick
August 6, 2002
M. J. Valick, 2002
Tamara Balick, Roberta Lee Ally Raynor, Elpiana Amor and local guides Morgan Henry and Roger Edumd
Jokojka. Along main road in village.
Tree, herbaceous to 4 m, dbh 8 cm, flowers white, fragrant, fruits green. N.V. kanniapo [Pohnpeian]
leaves Asthma. Use for Asthma type of cough. Take 3 leaves, chop. put in pot of water and boil the water until it turns green. Drink it at room temperature or when warm. Take 3-4 cups/day--the more you drink, the faster the cough goes away.
stems Toy. Petioles used to make small pea shooters that children use.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022
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