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Aglaia mariannensis
Aglaia mariannensis

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NTBG Plant Name:
Aglaia mariannensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000007251
Specimen ID:
043514
Collector ID:
4184
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 14, 2001
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
David H. Lorence 2007
Observers:
Robert Gallen, Stewo Gallen, Roberta Lee, Ally Rayner, Pelihter Raynor
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Temwen
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Locality:
Temwen, Dolopwurpwur. Stewo Gallen's house. Nansapw.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree with dbh 30 cm; fruits yellow when ripe. N.V. Marasau [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Fruits. Charm. Magic. Used in place where there is a robbery or theft - such as stealing sakau. Put 4 fruits and some other plant parts in the hole where sakau was taken - will act to cripple the thief! Young inflorescences. Charm. Magic. If someone sends rats or mice to your place. Pound young inflorescence with other plants. Place it where the mice congregate, mice will return to the person who sent them, thus they stop eating your yam, rice, ect. Stems. Trap. Once used as snare for wild chicken. Informant: Stewo Gallen, Pohnpei, Sounpwok Clan, male, school teacher, 58 years old.
Habitat:
Disturbed secondary forest.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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