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Aglaia mariannensis
Aglaia mariannensis

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NTBG Plant Name:
Aglaia mariannensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000010910
Specimen ID:
043544
Collector ID:
4168
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 12, 2001
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
Nom. Rev. A. Vernon 9/2011
Observers:
Tamara Balick, Robert David, Roberta Lee, Francisco Sohl, Katarina Tom
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Nett Municipality
Locality:
Dalen Village, farm of Yustina David. Nansapw.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree to 15 m, dbh 40 cm. Young sapling (sterile) is collected. N.V. Nmarasau [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
leaves: Antiamebic. Amoebic dysentery (probably), illness with bad stomach and bloody stool, smells bad, fever. Pound 4 leaves, add skin (bark) of "mwarop", put in cloth, squeeze in one 8 oz cup of water. Drink medicine for one day or can be taken for longer. Informants: Robert David, Pohnpei, male, 45 years old; Katarina Tom, Pohnpei, female, 39 years old. She was chosen to learn in the family, taught by grandfather, Sohnis Ihda.
Habitat:
Secondary forest with trees 40-50 m tall.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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