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NTBG Plant Name:
Cordyline fruticosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000002457
Specimen ID:
052974
Collector ID:
4228
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 23, 2001
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
M. J. Balick 2001
Observers:
Elson Alten, Robert Gallen, Patrick Long, Ally Raynor
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Clearings, where soil is disturbed and around house. Shrub 1 m tall, dbh 1-2 cm; leaves reddish. N. V. dihng [Pohnpeian].
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Not recorded: Decoration. To decorate nahs (feast house). entire plant: Ornamental. young leaves: Analgesic. For severe chest pain, stomachache. Take eleven terminal unrolled leaves and pound together, put into coconut fiber, squeeze into a cup of water, squeeze the leaves eleven times. Drink it all, after 3-5 minutes if pain continues, squeeze second cup, but only squeeze ten times. If pain continues, squeeze third cup, nine times, fourth cup eight times, ect. Participant: Elson Alten. Male.
Habitat:
Cultivated plant around the house.
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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