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NTBG Plant Name:
Morinda latibractea
Barcode:
PTBG1000073799
Specimen ID:
048148
Collector ID:
4491
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 8, 2007
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY,BNM
Determiner:
! David H. Lorence 2008
Observers:
Stephen Dahmer, Yadana Desmond, Ann Kitalong, Christopher Kitalong, Roberta Lee, Nicholas Penna, Kiblas Soaladaob
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
State:
KOROR STATE
Elevation:
205
Locality:
Rock Islands, German Lighthouse.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub to 2m tall. Bracts white, flowers white, flowers green.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
DO gave the name Kesengelngel to this specimen. Kesengelngel may have some medicinal use since it is related to the ngel (Morinda citrifolia var. citrifolia), but because it is such a small plant, Palauans seldom use it (DO). Addition interview (August 13, 2007) Rechiuang Demei Otobed (DO).
Habitat:
Disturbed forest.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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