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NTBG Plant Name:
Piper methysticum
Barcode:
PTBG1000002461
Specimen ID:
052940
Collector ID:
36
Collector Name:
B. Ekiek
Collection Date:
November 13, 2002
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
T. Flynn 2004
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Kava, 2m tall, fruits greenish.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Leaf: Antidepressant. Medicine for depression. Pount 8 shoots fo young elaves and squeeze in a 1/2 gallonof water. Drink for 4-8 days. Leaf: Cuts. Used to stop bleeding on sudden cuts on the skim. Take 8 leaves and scramble it in your hand and squeeze it on the wound(s). Participant: Roseline Sercy: Pohnpei Female.
Date of Last Update:
December 16, 2016

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