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Carica papaya
Carica papaya

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NTBG Plant Name:
Carica papaya
Barcode:
PTBG1000045993
Specimen ID:
046210
Collector ID:
33
Collector Name:
A. Dores
Collection Date:
October 14, 2002
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
Tim Flynn 2004
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Elevation:
16
Locality:
Ahpeil, Rohi.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Papaya, stem 10 cm in diameter, 4 m tall, flowers whitish, fruits greenish.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Fruit sap Antifungal. Cure fungus infection. Take sap from fruit. Rub on the skin. Informant: Alfred Dores & Akio Bernardo, Pohnpei Roots Analgesic. Back pain. Take a root clean the dirt off and boil it in as much water as needed. Drink everyday. Informant: Alfred Dores & Akio Bernardo, Pohnpei Sap Genitourinary system disorders/effects. Clean uterus. Take sap and drop it in a cup, stir it until water color turns white. Drink. Informant: Alfred Dores & Akio Bernardo, Pohnpei
Date of Record Creation:
February 3, 2014
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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