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NTBG Plant Name:
Annona muricata
Barcode:
PTBG1000011927
Specimen ID:
054905
Collector ID:
40
Collector Name:
P. Emos Eperiam
Collection Date:
March 17, 2006
Herbarium Name:
NY
Observers:
J. Cooper, F. Sohl, R. Lengsi
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Kitti Municipality
Elevation:
77
Locality:
Enpein.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
A tree about 6 m. Tree trunk is thin with whitish green patches. Leaf uppers dark green, lowers are light green. Leaves grow alternate. Ripe fruit spiky and light green; bladder shape. Unripe fruit 3 sided like a spinning toy. Unripe fruit small like size of lime; light green. N. V. Sei [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
fruit Alcohol. Fruits used alcohol drink (human and birds). Pick ripe fruits and place in a bucket until juice comes out. Save the liquid in a bottle for one week and after a week the drink can be used as a liquor.
Habitat:
Collected in agroforest near participants house. Dominates include breadfruit, banana, betelnut. Tree is on shaded slopes and a benjo is below. Soil is loose and black rocks are exposed.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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