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NTBG Plant Name:
Jatropha curcas
Barcode:
PTBG1000052510
Specimen ID:
033312
Collector ID:
3935
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 21, 1998
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Observers:
Daniel Balick, Adelin Peter, Albert Petrang, Alwis Shed
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Locality:
Village of Ipwitk.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub to 2m with dbh 8 cm. Sterile. N.V. Seken (Pohnpeian)
Ethnobotanical Notes:
'Leaf latex: Post-natal care. Put sap from leaf base on umbilical cord of newborn child to dry out co rd. Bark: Scrape off bark and chop up to put on woulds as styptic to stop bleeding. '
Date of Record Creation:
April 9, 2015
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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