Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
Michael J. Balick
August 23, 1998
Daniel Balick, William Raynor
Pohnapap, Nan Mahdol. Home of Masao and Ana Lora Silbanuz.
Tree to 6m with dbh 15cm; flowers white, fragrant. N.V. Ihd [Pohnpeian]
'Flowers: Cosmetics. Float flowers in coconut oil, scent comes into oil, commonly used in outer islan ds. Fruits: Comestible. Fruit edible, eaten by children as it is \'a lot of work\' and adults don\'t ha ve time-eat fresh. Stems: Kindling. Stick used to start fire in Hibiscus fiber. Leaves: Unspecified problems with pregnancy in women. Medicinal use with pregnancy in women.'
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022
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