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NTBG Plant Name:
Guettarda speciosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000072144
Specimen ID:
043453
Collector ID:
108
Collector Name:
A. Raynor
Collection Date:
April 2, 2001
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
Tim Flynn 7 Sept 2005
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Locality:
Poaroas, Nanwei.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 4m tall, stem 30 cm in diameter, flowers white, fruits greenish. N.V. Ihd [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Branches. Kindling. Cut a big branch and a small one that is 2 cm in diameter and 20 cm long. Then the big one is carved on one side where the small branch can be pointed and pushed. Pull up and down with maximum energy against the carved side until it burns or makes (starts) the fire. Informant: Masawo Silbanuz, Pohnpei, Madolenihmw councilman, male, 62 years old.
Habitat:
Seaside.
Date of Record Creation:
May 19, 2020
Date of Last Update:
May 4, 2022

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