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NTBG Plant Name:
Carica papaya
Barcode:
PTBG1000045996
Specimen ID:
046129
Collector ID:
134
Collector Name:
A. Dores
Collection Date:
August 21, 2003
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
D. H. Lorence 2004
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Elevation:
12
Locality:
Pahlap.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Papaya tree, 6 m tall, stem 10 cm diameter, flowers whitish, fruits greenish. N.V. meiap [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Tuber: Antiinfective. Medicine to cure infested cut. Take the tuber, pound and wrip in a piece of cloth. Squeeze on the wound. Informant: Ignacio Obisbo: Pohnpei. Male.
Habitat:
Agroforest.
Date of Record Creation:
February 3, 2014
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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