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NTBG Plant Name:
Dioscorea bulbifera
Barcode:
PTBG1000028850
Specimen ID:
048897
Collector ID:
222
Collector Name:
A. Dores
Collection Date:
November 12, 2003
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
David H. Lorence 11/2005
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Elevation:
21
Locality:
Pahlap.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Vine, brown fruit.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Tuber. Boils. Medicine for a boil. Cut the tuber in half, scrape the inner part. Place on the boil. This is to open and cure the boil. Informant: Elery Donre, Pohnpei, Female. Tuber. Comestible. This is used as a food for very old people. Take the tuber, clean it and scrape it. Have a very old person eat it. Informant: Elery Donre, Pohnpei, Female.
Date of Record Creation:
June 18, 2012
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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