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Artocarpus mariannensis
Artocarpus mariannensis

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NTBG Plant Name:
Artocarpus mariannensis
Identified As:
[Common name in Palau is Chebiei]
Barcode:
PTBG1000011544
Specimen ID:
027838
Collector ID:
579
Collector Name:
Diane Ragone
Collection Date:
February 17, 1998
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
Melvin Toribiong, Leeman Singeo, Jim Wiseman
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Ngeruktabel (Urukthapel)
State:
KOROR STATE
Locality:
Rock Islands. Ngeremdui Beach. Growing behind house of M. Toribiong.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
No fruits. Leaves mostly entire on older branches, up to three shallow lobes on seedling trees and young branches. Smooth flexible blade. Numerous seedlings on ground beneath tree, all about 40 cm in height. Large tree with some buttressing. 1 m diameter. Tree 15-18 m.
Specimen Treatment:
Specimen preserved in 70% alcohol before drying.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Fruits used to prepare telib, fermented breadfruit, in sout6hern islands.Trees grow wild on limestone karst of Peleliu and Rock Islands and on limestone outcroppings on volcanic usland of Babeldaob. Trees are also cultivated in coastal areas of Babeldaob. Fruit bats observed carrying sections of fruits as they flew, distributing seeds throughout the islands. On Babeldaob the name Ebiei refers to both trees and fruit, while dekar refers to the seeds. Peleliuans call trees and fruit dekar. The name Meduuliou means 'breadfruit of below', found mainly in the southern, lower regions of Palau. Informant: Naito Soaladaob. Remove seeds from ripe fruits, boil in salted water. To roast after boiling, peel brown skin and riast on racks above a fire. Trees of Ebiei or Meduu (seedless breadfruit) are used for house construction and canoes.
Comments:
2 sheets 027838 & 027844
Date of Record Creation:
December 12, 2018
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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