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NTBG Plant Name:
Zingiber zerumbet
Barcode:
PTBG1000037604
Specimen ID:
035220
Collector ID:
4048
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 27, 1999
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Observers:
Mark Koska, Roberta Lee, & Mayorico Victor
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Elevation:
550
Locality:
Mt. Kupwuriso ridge descent of mountain on "Uh" side.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Herb to 1m; bracts red; flowers white.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Flowers: Shampoo. To shampoo hair, squeeze flower sap on head and wash. Makes hair thicker, cleaner and healthier.
Date of Record Creation:
April 14, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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