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NTBG Plant Name:
Zingiber zerumbet
Barcode:
PTBG1000037669
Specimen ID:
046150
Collector ID:
167
Collector Name:
A. Dores
Collection Date:
September 8, 2003
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
Tim Flynn (PTBG) Aug. 2004
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Elevation:
21
Locality:
Pahlap.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Herb, 1m tall, flowers red. N.V. "Oangenpele [Pohnpeian]."
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Tuber: Antipruritic. Medicine to cure itchy skin. Take the tuber clean it and then scrape the inner part and miz with scraped coconut meat. Wrap in a piece of cloth. Rub on skin. Informant: Pihpe Oscar, Pohnpei, Female.
Habitat:
Agroforest.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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