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NTBG Plant Name:
Zingiber officinale
Barcode:
PTBG1000037665
Specimen ID:
034885
Collector ID:
28
Collector Name:
F. Sohl
Collection Date:
January 1, 2023
Herbarium Name:
NY
Determiner:
David H. Lorence (PTBG) 2012
Observers:
Bernardo Mauricio
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Kitti Municipality
Locality:
Rentu.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
N.V. "Sincer [Pohnpeian]."
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Leaves: Stopper. Use leaves as kettle stopper. Also makes water taste better. Roots: Eyewash. Scrape the roots with a knife. Put scrapings into clotha dn squeeze into person's eyes to stop itching and blurriness. Leaves: Stomachache. Take rolled up part of the plant and break off 4 1" pieces. Eat these to treat upset stomach.
Date of Record Creation:
April 14, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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