Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
Michael J. Balick
August 8, 2007
!D. Lorence 9/08
Stephen Dahmer, Yadana Desmond, Ann Kitalong, Christopher Kitalong, Roberta Lee, Nicholas Penna, Kiblas Soaladaob.
Rock Islands, German Lighthouse. On trail to lighthouse 20-200m elevation. Wild breadfruit. Fruit bats love it. (DO)
Tree to 40m, dbh 1m; fruits small: 8cm and 4cm, being eaten by fruit bats.
N.V. Chebiei/Ordekar [Palauan]
Food - Seedlings are consumed like a starch and eaten with fish, like the way taro (Calocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) is eaten (RS). Good for roasting. (DO)
Construction - Trunk is good for making canoes.
Additional interviews: (August 9, 2007): Diladelbai Raphaela Sumand (RS); (August 13, 2007): Rechiuang Demei Otobed (DO)
Disturbed forest in rock islands.
Date of Record Creation:
October 21, 2011
Date of Last Update:
March 23, 2023
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