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NTBG Plant Name:
Zingiber zerumbet
Barcode:
PTBG1000005845
Specimen ID:
054617
Collector ID:
95
Collector Name:
P. Emos Eperiam
Collection Date:
April 28, 2006
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
David H. Lorence (PTBG) 2011
Observers:
Relio Lengsi
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Kitti Municipality
Elevation:
15
Locality:
Collected in the village Enipein Powe.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Herb about 2 ft (0.6 m) tall has large leaf, green upper and lower. N.V. "Ongenpele [Pohnpeian]."
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Tuber: For ghost sickness. Pull up the tubers, clean, pound, put into a "Weipwul" or Morinda citrifolia leaf, and rub all over the sick person's body. Apply when the person starts to feel sick.
Habitat:
Lowland forest.
Date of Record Creation:
April 14, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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