Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
March 19, 2001
Nom. Rev. A. Vernon 9/2011
Tree 3-5 m tall; stem 10-15 cm in diameter; fruits brown. N.V. Marasau [Pohnpeian].
young leaves: Love charm: Medicine for spiritual craziness of loving someone, which is called mesehl. Chew and swallow 2 shoots of young leaves to cure a person from craziness of a lover. This treatment is administered to a person that has been medicated for spiritual craziness of loving someone.
Informant: Stewo Gallen, Pohnpei, school teacher, male, 58 years old.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022
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