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NTBG Plant Name:
Curcuma longa
Barcode:
PTBG1000037592
Specimen ID:
043605
Collector ID:
113
Collector Name:
A. Raynor
Collection Date:
August 14, 2001
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
David H. Lorence (PTBG) 11/2005
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Locality:
Souihso, Wapar.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Herb 1m tall, tuber yellow-orange. Sterile. N.V. "Liwarou (Oangalap) [Pohnpeian]."
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Tubers: Analgesic for headache, back pain, muscle pain and joint pain. Pound the tuber and wrap it in a piece of cloth and squeeze in 1/2 gallon of water. Drink half gallon/day for 4-8 days.
Habitat:
Agroforest.
Date of Record Creation:
April 12, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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