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NTBG Plant Name:
Morinda citrifolia
Barcode:
PTBG1000073807
Specimen ID:
046131
Collector ID:
136
Collector Name:
A. Dores
Collection Date:
August 21, 2003
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
David H. Lorence 2004
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Elevation:
7
Locality:
Yosmaru, Pahlap
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree, 15 m tall, stem 40 cm diameter, flowers whitish, fruits greenish. N.V. weipwul [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Roots. Impotency. Medicine for impotence. This is usually for males around fifty. Take the root that grows straight in the ground, clean it and scrape the bark or skin off and wrap in a piece of cloth. Squeeze in 1/2 gallon of water and drink every day. Informant: Lorihda Primo: Pohnpei. Female.
Habitat:
Agroforest.
Date of Record Creation:
July 1, 2020
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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