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NTBG Plant Name:
Tacca leontopetaloides
Barcode:
PTBG1000028884
Specimen ID:
043458
Collector ID:
52
Collector Name:
Francisca Sohl
Collection Date:
November 9, 2004
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
Tim Flynn 12 Sept 2005
Observers:
A. Dores, P. Raynor, E. Albert
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Sokehs Municipality
Elevation:
60
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Shrub, 3ft tall, fruit is green and shaped like a marble, fruit is white.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Leaves. Rash. Medicine for a bad spreading skin rash in which you cannot shower otherwise reaches all over. Take a few leaves, pound and put directly on the rash. Nothing else should be added. Apply on skin 2x's a day for 4 days or more. Informant: William Louis, Pohnpei, Male.
Habitat:
Lowland forest.
Date of Record Creation:
June 18, 2012
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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