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NTBG Plant Name:
Calophyllum inophyllum
Barcode:
PTBG1000005843
Specimen ID:
054615
Collector ID:
97
Collector Name:
P. Emos Eperiam
Collection Date:
April 28, 2006
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Determiner:
David H. Lorence (PTBG) 2011
Observers:
Relio Lengsi
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Kitti Municipality
Elevation:
19
Locality:
Near roadside, dominant plants mwoaropw, weipwul, coconut (nih).
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree anbout 45 ft (13.7m) tall. Leaf: green upper and lower. Fruits round and green when young and turn brown when old or ripe. Brown stem with white sticky sap. N.V. Isou [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Tree To prevent erosion. Participant: Rikahr Waltu. Male. bark For diarrhea. Scrub bark off, place into coconut fibers, squeeze into a cup of water and drink. One cup a day for two days only. After first cup, check before making another one, to prevent constipation. Participant: Rikahr Waltu. Male. sap For glue. Collect the sticky sap from the bark after you cut it and use it as glue for snorkeling glass. Participant: Rikahr Waltu. Male.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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