Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
Michael J. Balick
August 12, 2001
Nom. Rev. A. Vernon 9/2011
Tamara Balick, Robert David, Roberta Lee, Francisco Sohl, Katarina Tom
Dalen Village, farm of Yustina David. Nansapw.
Tree to 15 m, dbh 40 cm. Young sapling (sterile) is collected. N.V. Nmarasau [Pohnpeian].
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.
Secondary forest with trees 40-50 m tall.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022
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