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NTBG Plant Name:
Annona muricata
Barcode:
PTBG1000038327
Specimen ID:
048152
Collector ID:
4429
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 2, 2007
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY,BNM
Determiner:
! David H. Lorence 2008
Observers:
Yadana Desmond, Ann Kitalong, Roberta Lee, Nicholas Penna, Sachi Singeo, Kiblas Soaladaob
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Babeldaob
State:
AIRAI STATE
Locality:
Oikull Village, Meeting House 'bai', Beluu, Oikull.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree. 5m, dbh 8cm. Flowers are cream-yellow. Fruits are green with spikes.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Medicine- Used as a medicine for heartburn. Two or more young leaves are picked and chewed with water. The water should be warm or room temperature. This draught should settle the heartburn. If heartburn continues, take the treatment again. (ES) Food- Cultivated as an edible fruit. Local experts: Diladelbai Raphaela Sumang (f) (RS), Dirabelluu Kerengel Tesei (f,72) (KT), Eriko Singeo (f) (ES)
Habitat:
Mangrove forest and nearby stone path.
Date of Record Creation:
May 9, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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