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Commersonia bartramia
Commersonia bartramia

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NTBG Plant Name:
Commersonia bartramia
Barcode:
PTBG1000009701
Specimen ID:
049052
Collector ID:
4398
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
July 31, 2007
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
! D. Lorence 9/2008
Observers:
Yadana Desmond, Sholeh Hanser, Ann Kitalong, Nicholas Penna, Kiblas Soaladaob, Amy Vogel
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Babeldaob
State:
AIRAI STATE
Locality:
Oikull.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree, about 5 m. dbh about 10 cm. FLowers white, fruits are light green with reddish color. N.V. Chermallucheang/bebechelut [Palauan].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Construction/materials: The bark is used for making strong rope. Remove the outside of the bark, and use the inside white part. It is used to carry swamp taro (Cyrtosperma chamissonis, #4440); to tie baskets together. (DN). Local expert: Yvonne Singeo. (f) (YS). Additional interview (August 1, 2007): Dirratkelkang Dirraklang Ngirametuker (f,82) (DN).
Habitat:
Edge of Savannah/Forest.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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