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NTBG Plant Name:
Thespesia populnea
Barcode:
PTBG1000010461
Specimen ID:
034927
Collector ID:
3974
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 1, 2023
Herbarium Name:
NY
Determiner:
! D. Lorence 3/2002
Observers:
Daniel Balick, William Raynor
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Locality:
Pohnapap, Nan Mahdol. Home of Masao a nd Ana Lora Silbanuz.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree to 4m; flowers yellow; fruits green. N.V. Pone (Pohnepian).
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Wood: Canoes. Foremost wood that is carved into canoe paddles, it is very strong! Also midrib for longer boats.
Habitat:
Coastal forest. Grows near salt water.
Date of Record Creation:
September 19, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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