Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
Michael J. Balick
September 11, 1997
Glasstine Cornelius, Tim Flynn, Matt Long, David H. Lorence, Diane Ragone
Malem: Mosroal Mountain trail to Kuplu Plateau. Base of mountain.
Herb to 1.5m; bracts red; flowers white. N.V. "Ahng [Kosraean]."
Ethnobotanical Studies in Micronesia:
Soap. Children wash hair and body with it, when inflorescence is gummy.
Food Colorant. Scraped rhizome and used for food coloring
Flavoring. Scraped rhizome used to enhance taste in same way as ginger.
Date of Record Creation:
April 14, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022
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