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NTBG Plant Name:
Curcuma longa
Barcode:
PTBG1000037655
Specimen ID:
034866
Collector ID:
4029
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 1, 2026
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Observers:
Roberta Lee, Mark Lee, Mark Koska, & Narcisio Koska
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Nett Municipality
Locality:
Off main road at border of Uh and Nett. Koska farm, house garden.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Herb to 1m; flower bracts green; roots orange. N.V. "Ong Cik [Pohnpeian];" "Turmeric [English]."
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Medicial Use Notes:
'Fieldwork supported by the Gildea Foundation. '
Date of Record Creation:
April 12, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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