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NTBG Plant Name:
Carica papaya
Barcode:
PTBG1000045999
Specimen ID:
041831
Collector ID:
6
Collector Name:
E. Albert
Collection Date:
October 22, 2001
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Locality:
Lepweltik, Palnios.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub 2 m tall, stem 10 cm in diameter, flowers white, fruits greenish. N.V. memiap [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Fruits: Antiulcerogenic. Eat the ripe fruit for ulcers. Seeds: Anthelmintic. Eat seeds for the stomach worms. Stems: Analgesic. For toothaches. Scrape the stem and put a few drops of the sap from the stem onto the aches to relieve the pain. Flowers: Analgesic. For headache. Pick a handful of flowers and pound in a cloth and then smell it to relieve a headache. Informant: Kineuo Eliou, Pohnpei, 58 years old.
Date of Record Creation:
February 3, 2014
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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