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NTBG Plant Name:
Morinda citrifolia
Barcode:
PTBG1000073805
Specimen ID:
043482
Collector ID:
17
Collector Name:
Francisca Sohl
Collection Date:
October 15, 2004
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
Tim Flynn 13 Sept 2005
Observers:
A. Dores, P. Raynor, E. Albert
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Sokehs Municipality
Elevation:
60
Locality:
Ipwal.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Its a tree about 10 ft tall, white flowers, young green fruit turning yellow when ripe. N.V. weipwul [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Leaves. Magic. Used to get people out of a trance or to cure an evil spell. Take 4 young leaves and rub together with your hands until its broken into pieces and rub all over the skin with coconut oil of the person who has had evil placed upon them. Use twice a day, in the morning or evening till the symptoms are gone. Informant: Koropin Miguel: Pohnpei. Unknown.
Habitat:
Lowland forest.
Date of Record Creation:
July 1, 2020
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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