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NTBG Plant Name:
Morinda citrifolia
Barcode:
PTBG1000073734
Specimen ID:
043495
Collector ID:
7
Collector Name:
Francisca Sohl
Collection Date:
October 8, 2004
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
Tim Flynn 13 Sept 2005
Observers:
A. Dores, P. Raynor, E. Albert, M. Hunt
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Sokehs Municipality
Elevation:
5
Locality:
Sekere.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree reaching 20-30 ft., white flowers, green fruit when young, turns white when ripe. N.V. weipwul [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Root. Diabetes. Medicine for diabetes. Take the roots, cut into pieces and pound them together. Put in a piece of cloth, squeeze into a cup and drink. Drink one cup a day for 4 or 8 days.
Habitat:
Lowland forest.
Date of Record Creation:
July 1, 2020
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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