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Heritiera littoralis
Heritiera littoralis

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NTBG Plant Name:
Heritiera littoralis
Barcode:
PTBG1000009867
Specimen ID:
042203
Collector ID:
4
Collector Name:
E. Albert
Collection Date:
October 29, 2001
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
M. Choi, 2002
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Locality:
Lewhdau, Sapwalap.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 20 m tall, stem 60 cm in diameter, flowers white and fruits greenish. N. V. mworopwensed [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Bark: Medicine for sickness of "war mwoui"-which is bleeding problem, from the woman's uterus. This is unlike menstruation, which can be monthly. The bleeding can go on for years and years without stopping. Scrape off some of its bark, pound and wrap in a piece of cloth and squeeze in 1/2 gallon of water then drink everyday for 4-8 days. Informant: Elpihter Albert, Dipwinmen clan, Pohnpei, housewife, female, 34 years old.
Habitat:
Seaside.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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