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Cordyline fruticosa
Cordyline fruticosa

Herbarium Sheet Detail

NTBG Plant Name:
Cordyline fruticosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000002515
Specimen ID:
053128
Collector ID:
45
Collector Name:
A. Dores
Collection Date:
October 30, 2002
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
T. Flynn 2004
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Shrub, stem 4 cm in diameter, 2 m tall, flowers purple. N.V. dihng toantoal [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
young shoots: Analgesic. To cure man's sickness (soumwahu en ohl), which can be back pain, muscle ache, joint pain, and headache. This condition can be caused by lifting heavy objects. Take four shoots of young leaves and pound, wrap in a piece of cloth, squeeze in ½ gallon of water. Drink. Take this amount of medicine everyday for four to eight days. Informant: Marko Obisbo: Pohnpei: Male.
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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