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NTBG Plant Name:
Morinda citrifolia
Barcode:
PTBG1000050194
Specimen ID:
034652
Collector ID:
3826
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
September 4, 1997
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
M. J. Balick
Observers:
Diane Ragone, Jim Wiseman, Matt Long, Tim Flynn, David Loren ce, Valentine Santiago (healer)
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Locality:
PATS (Pohnpei Agriculture and Trade School).
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree to 5m, dbh 10cm; flowers white; fruits green. Said to be most useful plant in Pohnpei. N.V. Weipwul [Pohnpeian]
Medicial Use Notes:
'Entire Plant: Trellis Plant. Use the live plant as yam trellis (Pohnpeis don\'t kill this tree when u sed for trellis). Number one useful plant on the island. Flower buds: Stomache. Pound the buds with 3 other unspecified types of leaves. Add cold water. Drink 1 cup for painful stomach. Fruits: Cleans er. Mix mashed fruit juice with other leaves in hot water. Given to woman after birth to cleanse ute'
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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