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NTBG Plant Name:
Tacca leontopetaloides
Barcode:
PTBG1000028888
Specimen ID:
043296
Collector ID:
4108
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 13, 2000
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
! Tim Flynn 2004
Observers:
Roberta Lee, Bill Raynor, Valentine Santiago
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Locality:
Kepirhi Sompeiei.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Herb to 1 m. Sterile. N.V. Mwekimwek [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
tubers: Famine food. Grind tuber and clean in water, rinse, cook in Um (oven). leaves: Rash. For skin disease - rash - itches and hurts, red rash, spreading rash. Pound leaf. Rub on rash.
Habitat:
In agroforestry plot.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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