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Aglaia mariannensis
Aglaia mariannensis

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NTBG Plant Name:
Aglaia mariannensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000010913
Specimen ID:
043421
Collector ID:
48
Collector Name:
R. Gallen
Collection Date:
March 19, 2001
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
Nom. Rev. A. Vernon 9/2011
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Temwen
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Locality:
Loalendol, Temwen.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 3-5 m tall; stem 10-15 cm in diameter; fruits brown. N.V. Marasau [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
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.
Habitat:
Agroforest.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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