Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
H. E. Johnson
May 21, 2003
Dr. Paul A. Cox, Dr. Diane Ragone, NTBG 2003 Ethnobotany course participants.
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.
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.
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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