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NTBG Plant Name:
Alocasia macrorrhizos
Barcode:
PTBG1000026008
Specimen ID:
034549
Collector ID:
17
Collector Name:
F. Sohl
Collection Date:
December 19, 1999
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
David H. Lorence i.2002
Observers:
Darren Sobom, Albert Tores (Souka)
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Elevation:
12
Locality:
Bahlap.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
N.V. Sepwikin [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
'Leaves + stem: Antibiotic. Collect old, yellow stems from the plant. Bundle the stems together insid e a fresh, green sepwikin leaf and roast this bundle. After cooking, remove the stems and rub them o n your cut. Note: if you don\'t cook the stems, they will cause skin rash. '
Date of Record Creation:
May 1, 2012
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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