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NTBG Plant Name:
Carica papaya
Barcode:
PTBG1000002517
Specimen ID:
053120
Collector ID:
4257
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 6, 2002
Herbarium Name:
NY
Determiner:
M. J. Valick, 2002
Observers:
Tamara Balick, Roberta Lee Ally Raynor, Elpiana Amor and local guides Morgan Henry and Roger Edumd
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Mokil Municipality
Locality:
Jokojka. Along main road in village.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree, herbaceous to 4 m, dbh 8 cm, flowers white, fragrant, fruits green. N.V. kanniapo [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
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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