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Thespesia populnea
Thespesia populnea

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NTBG Plant Name:
Thespesia populnea
Barcode:
PTBG1000010489
Specimen ID:
039022
Collector ID:
2314 2315
Collector Name:
H. E. Johnson
Collection Date:
May 21, 2003
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Dr. Paul A. Cox, Dr. Diane Ragone, NTBG 2003 Ethnobotany course participants.
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa District
Locality:
Lawai Valley, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Westside of Lawai Stream, growing at the far west end of Allerton beach right next to a Thespesia populnea (L.) Sol. Ex Correa.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
A~ 2m tree growing on the far west end of Allerton beach next to a tall. Casurina equisetfolia L. There is a medicinal use but Chief Nafunua needs to consult his notes. Children play with buds like spinning tops.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Compiled by Holly E. Johnson. Interview and collections conducted at NTBG. Informant: Chief Nafanua. Interviewer: Liloa Dunn & NTBG Tropical Ethonbotany course students. Pharmaceutical collections: Eric Buenz & Susan Murch. Botanical Voucher collections: Holly Johnson & Natalia Tangalin. Scientific informants: Dr. Paul A. Cox and Dr. Ragone.
Date of Record Creation:
September 19, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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