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NTBG Plant Name:
Psidium guajava
Identified As:
Psidium guajava
Barcode:
PTBG1000034943
Specimen ID:
049583
Collector ID:
47
Collector Name:
Relio Lengsi
Collection Date:
April 24, 2006
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
David H. Lorence, 2008
Observers:
Francisca Sohl, Julie Cooper, Emos Eperiam
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Nett Municipality
Elevation:
53
Locality:
Meitik. Collected in agroforest along roadside near power line.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree approx. 35 ft in ht and covered with epiphytes. Trunk thick and fat covered with patches of white lichen. Leaves alternate, thick and green. Petiole short and brown with hooks. Fruits are small with yellow berries at petiole. N.V. nihn [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Bark: Rash. Bark used to treat skin rash. Scrub bark and pound. Place over skin rash. Apply twice a day until healed.
Habitat:
Agroforest.
Associated Species:
dominated by banana, Hibiscus tiliaceus and mango.
Date of Record Creation:
September 4, 2012
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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