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NTBG Plant Name:
Hippobroma longiflora
Barcode:
PTBG1000045671
Specimen ID:
051052
Collector ID:
4462
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 4, 2007
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NYBG
Observers:
Yadana Desmond, Ann Kitalong, Roberta Lee
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Babeldaob
State:
AIRAI STATE
Locality:
Ngetkib.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Herb to 15cm., flowers white.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Comments: Taro patch near Obakradebkar Clarence Kitalong's house. There are vapors that come from the plants when cut that makes his breathing difficult and can cause one to choke or feel ill. (CK). Additional interview (August 7, 2007): Obakradebkar Clarence Kitalong (CK) (Additional interviewers Kiblas Soaladaob, Christopher Kitalong)
Habitat:
Edge of the taro patch.
Date of Record Creation:
January 20, 2014
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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