Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
N. H. Cheatham
January 1, 1967
Airai near airport in vicinity of Japanese airplane revetments--approx. A. M. S. map co-ord. 514155.
Flowers cream colored- fruit bright orange and conspicuous.
Palauan name "Lsid"
In olden times the men and women would place a flower through the hole in their ear lobe using the flower for an ornament and for its scent-in olden times the fruit was used as a fly paper by removing the first layer of epidermis exposing a sticky surface; the seeds are very small and easily transported by birds or animals.
Date of Last Update:
August 6, 2023
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